Black Starr and Frost Seven-Piece Tea Set with Herbert Lambert Tray
Antique Black Starr & Frost sterling silver complete seven-piece repousse tea set. The set is in great estate condition and ready to use. All the pieces have their original three letter fancy monogram on them. All of the pieces are hallmarked "Black, Starr & Frost Sterling 857/90" and the burner on the hot water kettle is just marked Sterling. The Black, Starr & Frost mark is punched over top of a Dominick & Haff makers mark and I believe the pattern is Marie Antoinette. Black Starr & Frost were the retailers of this Fine set but it was produced by Dominick & Haff. The tray is made by Herbert Lambert of London England. There is a hand chased armorial crest in the center but I am not sure who it represents. The back is hallmarked with English Hallmarks HL for maker Herbert Lambert, The Lion for sterling silver, The leopards head for the city of London and a lower case r for the year of assay 1912. It is also hallmarked on the opposite end Made in England Black Starr & Frost Sterling silver The tray measures about 27.75" long by 17.5" wide and the entire piece weighs a total of 155.515 Troy Oz. The six-piece Dominick & Haff set consists of the following pieces: One hot water kettle / samovar with stand and original solid sterling silver burner. It stands about 12" with the handle down. Kettle is also marked 3 1/2 Pts on bottom. One coffee pot that stands about 11" tall. Also marked 2 3/4 pts. One tea pot that stands about 10.25" tall. 2 1/2 pts on bottom. One open creamer that stands about 6.75" tall. One covered sugar bowl that stands about 8" tall with lid. One open waster bowl that stands about 5.5" tall.