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A silver tea service is always presented on a tray.  While a set of [[teaspoon]]s is a necessity, (new addition 6 july 2007—or should tea strainer be in the list? as is a [[tea strainer]] ) and [[sugar spoon]] or [[sugar tongs]], [[cutlery]] is not included as part of the teas service.
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A silver tea service is always presented on a tray.  While a set of [[teaspoon]]s is a necessity, as is a [[tea strainer]] and [[sugar spoon]] or [[sugar tongs]], [[cutlery]] is not included as part of the tea service.
  
 
In a very [[great house|formal household]], the tea service is cared for by the [[footman]], under the supervision of the [[butler]], who is responsible for all the [[silver (household)|silver]].
 
In a very [[great house|formal household]], the tea service is cared for by the [[footman]], under the supervision of the [[butler]], who is responsible for all the [[silver (household)|silver]].
  
 
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Revision as of 03:57, 17 July 2007

A silver tea service is an expensive tea set. It is usually the household’s best and is used following formal dinners, or at a tea party.

A silver tea service generally comprises:

A silver tea service is always presented on a tray. While a set of teaspoons is a necessity, as is a tea strainer and sugar spoon or sugar tongs, cutlery is not included as part of the tea service.

In a very formal household, the tea service is cared for by the footman, under the supervision of the butler, who is responsible for all the silver.