skip to Main Content
Gorham Silver Tea Set

Antique Gorham Silver Tea Set

A proper European tea ceremony would not be complete without a sterling tea set, as the tradition of serving tea with a sterling silver set dates back centuries. Today, silver teapots and sets are among the most common, though many are silver plated rather than solid silver. Although solid silver makes an excellent choice for serving tea and coffee because the metal has the natural ability to retain heat, keeping beverages warm for a long period of time. Also, unlike ceramics, sterling is incredibly durable, so it will never chip or crack if accidentally dropped.

Featured Antique Gorham Silver Tea Sets


ANTIQUE NEWPORT GORHAM SILVER PLATE COFFE TEA SERVICE SET 5 PIECE
ANTIQUE NEWPORT GORHAM SILVER PLATE COFFE TEA SERVICE SET 5 PIECE
$225.00
Buy It Now
More Info

4 pc Antique Sterling Silver tea coffee set Gorham 1900s
4 pc Antique Sterling Silver tea coffee set Gorham 1900s
$1,195.00
Buy It Now
More Info

Antique SET 6 Durgin FAIRFAX 5 3 4 Tea Spoon Sterling Silver Gorham MONO
Antique SET 6 Durgin FAIRFAX 5 3 4 Tea Spoon Sterling Silver Gorham MONO
$99.00
Buy It Now
More Info

Gorham STERLING SILVER Etruscan Pattern Iced Tea Lemonade Set of Six Spoons 7
Gorham STERLING SILVER Etruscan Pattern Iced Tea Lemonade Set of Six Spoons 7
$149.00
Buy It Now
More Info

SET OF 4 ANTIQUE GORHAM STERLING SILVER LANCASTER 7 1 2 ICED TEA SPOONS NO MONO
SET OF 4 ANTIQUE GORHAM STERLING SILVER LANCASTER 7 1 2 ICED TEA SPOONS NO MONO
$179.99
Buy It Now
More Info

Set of 8 GORHAM Sterling Silver Ice Tea Spoons CHANTILLY Pattern No Monogram
Set of 8 GORHAM Sterling Silver Ice Tea Spoons CHANTILLY Pattern No Monogram
$245.00
Buy It Now
More Info

Gorham Florentine Florenz Sterling Silver Iced Tea Spoons 8 3 8 Mono S Set of 4
Gorham Florentine Florenz Sterling Silver Iced Tea Spoons 8 3 8 Mono S Set of 4
$160.00
Buy It Now
More Info

Gorham Florentine Florenz Sterling Silver Iced Tea Spoons 8 3 8 Set of 8
Gorham Florentine Florenz Sterling Silver Iced Tea Spoons 8 3 8 Set of 8
$320.00
Buy It Now
More Info

Gorham Sterling Silver Tea Set With Sterling Tray Tilting Hot Water Complete
Gorham Sterling Silver Tea Set With Sterling Tray  Tilting Hot Water Complete
$12,000.00
Buy It Now
More Info

Gorham CHANTILLY Sterling Silver Antique Set 5 Tea Sugar Spoons Monogram M
Gorham CHANTILLY Sterling Silver Antique Set 5 Tea  Sugar Spoons Monogram M
$120.00
Buy It Now
More Info

RARE GORHAM STERLING SILVER 7P TEA COFFEE KETTLE TRAY SETFIGURAL293 TO
RARE GORHAM STERLING SILVER 7P TEA COFFEE KETTLE TRAY SETFIGURAL293 TO
$11,000.98
Buy It Now
More Info

Antique 1890 Gorham Sterling Silver Floral Repousse Coffee Tea Set Of 3 Mono
Antique 1890 Gorham Sterling Silver Floral Repousse Coffee Tea Set Of 3 Mono
$999.99
Buy It Now
More Info

« Previous12345...89

 

Tea made its way to Europe in the 17th century when affluent merchants and nobility took up drinking tea. Over the course of the next century, black tea gained in popularity among a wider spectrum of society with those who sought to emulate the lifestyles of the upper classes. Thanks in part to Queen Victoria’s affinity for tea, the steeped beverage became associated with wealth and status.

By the 18th century, sterling teapots and sets become more plentiful, but they still represented aspirational items that were prohibitively expensive for the majority of citizens.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back To Top