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Help identifying a sterling silver tea service

I am trying to find information about a sterling silver tea service. I have attached pictures of the tea pot and sugar bowl. The set also includes a hot water kettle on a stand, a coffee pot and a creamer. All pieces are stamped Sterling 925 Z.A. & Co. I suspect it is 20th century. Would appreciate any information on country of origin etc.

Many thanks,



apart from being a wonderfully well crafted silver tea service, i have no info except that it would be worth a nice sum of money. Searching around i cant find the makers info, but i would expect it to be 20th century, possibly late 19th. It looks like dutch silver in design, however dutch used a different purity of silver, and was always (mostly) fully hallmarked. No other info on marks? Inside the rim of the lid perhaps?