The lids open to 180 degrees so that they can drain easily on a rack. Manufactured by Slade and Dolphin.
There is another example of the Easi-Nest in the V&A collection. Each piece is stamped on the base : Easi-Nest, A1 E. No 3948, Regd Design, 853938, Made in England.
Sugar bowl : 9.5cms wide x 6.5cms tall (stamped 5). Milk Jug : 8cms x 6cms. Hot Water jug : 10cms x 12.5cms. (stamped 5 and 2 inside the lid).
Tea pot : 13cms x 8cms (stamped 3 and 2 on the base and lid). This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Silver Plate\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "suecatford62" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and Barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Korea, South, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and Caicos Islands, Aruba, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Kuwait, Philippines, Qatar, Uruguay, Vietnam.