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Leather Cased Portable Tea Set

Category: Archive

Subcategory: Eating & Drinking

A chrome plated metal Portable Tea Set in leather case.

The set packs down with all the components fitting inside the tea pot which sits in the case on top of the spirit heater. With the support ring removed from the heater and fixed under its base, the tea pot sits lower. The pot also acts as the kettle and there is a gilt washed milk jug and sugar pot, an infuser, and 2 containers with screw on lids to take tea and sugar. This compact set is unnamed but would have been aimed at those travelling both by car and train as well as picnickers. Early 20th Century.

Case Size is Given.

  • Dimensions:
    H 15.5cm x W 12.5cm x D 17.5cm
    H 6" x W 4¾" x D 6¾"

  • Period: Early 20th Century.
  • Medium: Chrome Plate & Leather
  • Country: England
  • Style: Campaign
  • Exhibition: The Sundowners
  • Reference Number: 81801