DIXON tea & sugar
VINTAGE ITEM: A silver plated tea pot and a sugar bowl by DIXONS, with good detailing of raised bands to the spout and inset cream bands to the handle.
They also boast some very fine incised decoration of ribbons and foliage festoons.
Pot 16 cm H. (2, in 3 pieces)model code:ANT MI Lot101:64D
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James Dixon and Son(s), Sheffield, ENGLAND (bugle with hanging flag symbol)
Established in 1806, James Dixon and Son was a major manufacturer during the industrial revolution, embracing new technologies and materials.
Production included tableware and whistles, and Dixon tea and coffee pots are especially valuable today.
In 1822 became Dixon & Sons (plural), in 1835 began to use fused metals, and registered mark of a lion & unicorn with slanted oval between in a cartouche.
Their first electroplating appeared in 1848, the bugle mark was introduced in 1879
The company remained family run until 1976, when it passed into American ownership, when it began producing as British Silverware Ltd.
Production ceased in 1992.