Sterling Silver Tea Set - Joseph Gloster Ltd - Birmingham - 1919. What a stunning set by Joseph Gloster. Joseph Gloster of Lion Silver Works, Hockley Hill, Birmingham. 1914 Manufacturers of silver goods. "Aloid" and "Neusil" Cigarette Cases.
Lined "Shelley", "Nameloid", or "Perline" fitted with Patent "Metelas" Clips. Presentation Cups, Bowls, Tea Sets, and General Silver Goods.
Birmingham Jewelers' and Goldsmiths' Association Member. Magnificent piece of Sterling Silver given by Ryhope Colliery of Sutherland to a leaving manager in 1920. Only the sugar bowl has the message engraved PRESENTED TO MR. By the Officials & Workmen of RYHOPE COLLIERY as a Mark of Esteem ON HIS LEAVING July 10th.
Ryhope Colliery: Ryhope is a village on the outer fringes of Bishopwearmouth and is approx 2.5 miles south of Sunderland. The colliery opened in 1859 by the Haswell Coal Company and closed in 1966. Arthur Welsh: Arthur obtained his Certificate of Competency, First Class, as a Manager of Mines on 27th February 1902. Certificate Number 1,985 in the District of Newcastle. He was initially appointed as Assistant Manager at Silksworth Colliery before being appointed as Under Manager at Ryhope Colliery in 1914.On leaving Ryhope Colliery he moved to Usworth Mine where he was appointed Manager. He spent his whole working life in the coal mining industry. Total weight of 1,024grams. Matching on all pieces Birmingham Assay Marks and date letter U for 1919. Teapot: Weight: 586.2 gm. Length (spout to handle): 270 mm. Sugar Bowl: Weight: 269.6 gm. Length (handle to handle): 190 mm. Milk Jug: Weight: 168.2 gm.
Length (lip to handle): 145 mm. The item "Sterling Silver Tea Set Joseph Gloster Ltd Birmingham 1919" is in sale since Saturday, July 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling". The seller is "chappellini" and is located in Penshurst, NSW. This item can be shipped worldwide.