Teapot, 'Perfect', electroplated nickel silver, Robur Tea Company, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1930 - 1940
In very good vintage condition. Minor scatches. Tea strainer in very good condition.
Teapot body of a depressed spherical shape with a low ring foot and low ring neck of equal height and proportions. Short flattened 's' shaped spout cut off horizontally at same height as neck, tall loop handle attached at body with heat minimising bridges and holes, hinged lid with low rounded finial and removable strainer inside with folding handle. Marked on base.
'Challenge' silverware brand
Stamped on base of teapot and strainer 'PERFECT TEA-POT / PATENTED / AUS1037314-11-27 / N.Z.59615 / U.S. A.P. 816-28 / G.B. 300540-28 / D.C. 285311-28 / U.S. A.M. 27-289 / WARRANTED HARD SILVER SOLDERED'.
Johnson Bros. Tea Cup set: