Help identifying Silver Tea Set

Hi there everyone,

I am trying to identify this 3 piece tea set. I cannot find any markings anywhere.

I have heard that if there are no markings it is not Silver but I am quite sure it is.

Can anyone help? This has been found on a farm in Australia that dates back to the 1800’s.

Thank you in advance for any help.


Without any marking we have to assume that your tea service is not silver; why make something in silver and then not advertise the fact? It is impossible to tell from pictures but to me the metal has the appearance of pewter.

To me, the piece looks like silver plate. Probably a brass body with lead mounts.