A ‘solitair’ silver mocha service
London, J.T. Heath & J.H. Middleton, 1896 and 1901
In the manner of Christopher Dresser. Smooth, hexagonal and tapering. Comprising a pot, a suger bowl, a creamer and a tray. The handle of the mocha pot covered with reed.
First grade silver, approx. weight 747 grams.
H. 11 / 5.8 / 5.4 / L. 25.9 cm
Christopher Dresser (1834-1904) is also referred to as the world’s first industrial designer. Various designs by him were executed by Heath & Middleton. This service is not attributable to Dresser but clearly shows his influence.
V. Duncker, The Seawolf Collection, A personal touch, late 19th- and 20th-century silver, Catalogue Museum Boymans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 2003, page 52-54

€ 800 - 1.200