BOX of pointed oval form, the pull-off cover set with a black
and white fossil of a cone-shaped seashell. London 2008.
Length 7.5cm, all-in weight 87 grams
Provenance Ray Walton
TEA SERVICE and TRAY In 1958 Mellor's 'Pride' tea service won
the Design Centre Awards given by the Council of Industrial
Design. Made in both sterling sterling silver & silver plate initially
by Walker & Hall and from 1965 by Elkington. This example
made by Elkington in silver plate with nylon handles. The tray
in sterling silver by Walker & Hall. Sheffield 1961.
Tray width 50.8cm, weight 1803.6 grams
TEA SERVICE from the 'Embassy' range commissioned by
the Ministry of Works in 1962 for use in British Embassies.
In 1964 Labour won the election and cancelled the order.
Mellor sold the design exclusively through Harrods, but
examples are extremely rare. Sheffield 1965.
Height of teapot 18.4sm, all-in weight 1461.6 grams
TEA SERVICE The award winning 'Pride' service of 1958.
This is the rare sterling silver version with leather covered
handles to the tea and hot water pots. Made by Elkington &
Co. Sheffield 1965-9.
Height of teapot 16cm, all-in weight 1928 grams
CANTEEN comprising 12 nine-piece settings four serving
spoons and three ladles of the rare Embassy pattern. All pieces
are hand forged with the exception of the knife handles which
are hollow. Sheffield 1966 (one ladle) and 1971/2.
Total 115 pieces, weighable silver 5784 grams