L.B.S. Co. Sheffield Art Deco Silver Tea Set

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Apr 05, 2008
  • Channel: Auction House

L.B.S. Co. Sheffield Art Deco Tea Service with bonus Coffee and Chocolate Pot.

Hallmark - Cross, Crown and a Bell

No Reserve

This is a beautiful set designed by the Lawrence B. Smith Company which was founded in 1887 and located in Boston Massachusetts . L.B.S. Co was noted for their sterling and plated silverware. Lawrence B. Smith produced silver plated holders for glass serving dishes produced by Tiffany, Loetz and other quality glass manufacturers. Lawrence B. Smith went out of business around 1958.

From what I could find I estimate that this set is circa 1930's. I have seen just a creamer and sugar set by L.B.S. Co. selling for $150.00 alone. This set includes the following;

1. Hexagonal tray, 13" diameter

2. Small creamer, 3 inches x 2 inches, 2 inches tall

3. Covered sugar, 3 1/2 x 2 1/2", 2 1/4" tall

4. Teapot, 5 x 4", 4 1/4" tall

5. Coffeepot, 5 1/2 x 4 1/2", 4 1/4" tall

6. Chocolate pot, 3 1/2 x 3", 8 1/2" tall

7. Monogrammed with an H

T is some copper showing on the edges of some pieces w the silver has worn as well as some surface scratches which are understandable of items of this age.

I have taken a series of photos from different angles to try to best show the items in as much detail as possible. This was a bit difficult to do as it was so shiny and beautiful after polishing. I kept getting a lot of glare in the photos. I will be happy to answer any questions so don't hesitate to ask.

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