Antique Silver George III Teapot made in 1784

GBP 2,200.00

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Object Description

A lovely antique silver panelled Hester Bateman teapot.
The teapot, which has a flat lid and straight gun spout, is struck with the incuse head of George III. This was first used in the latter part of 1784 and continued until 1785 indicating tax at sixpence per ounce had been paid. Tax was introduced in 1784 to help pay for the ruinous fiscal effects of the wars against America.
The teapot is in good condition and well hallmarked.
Capacity approximately 750 ml.
Dimensions: width (from handle to spout) 23.5 cm; weight (including handle) 13 troy oz.

Object History

Date 1784
Made By Hester Bateman
Location London

Object Condition

Good condition

Object Details

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