Prince Charles Prototype Coffee Set
Height: 21.8 cm
In 1969 Brian Asquith was commissioned by the people of Caernarvon to make a 3 piece coffee set in silver to be presented to Prince Charles at his investiture of becoming Prince of Wales.This is the prototype that Brian made in copper. An early example of his use of acrylic. Engraved to base of each piece: Prince of Wales (Dragon Crest) Caernarvon 1969 (3 Feathers Crest)
Height: 17cmLength: 26cm (spout to handle)
In the 1990's Alberto Alessi asked Brian to interpret original drawings by Dr. Christopher Dresser. This is a prototype he made up in pewter.
Length: 22cm (spout to handle)
Two 3 Piece teasets were produced in this pattern: One is in the Modern Silver Collection of The Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths'.The other in the Pearson Collection.Apparently only 2 other teapots were produced. We have sold both of them.