George II Silver Coffee Pot


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Object Description

A good plain style antique sterling silver coffee pot with straight tapering sides and domed lid. Hand engraved to the front with an armorial within a decorative cartouche. Good gauge silver and colour.
Contains 850 ml.
Weight 677 grams, 21.7 troy ounces.
Height 21.5 cm. Spread 20.5 cm.
London 1738.
Maker Richard Bayley.

Richard Bayley was apprenticed to Charles Overing in 1699 and turned over to John Gibbons in 1704. Free 1706. First mark entered in 1708 at Foster Lane, London, 2nd mark 1720, third mark 1732. Warden of the Goldsmiths Company 1746-8. Prime warden 1751*. He was known for his good plain hollow-ware such as tankards, jugs, tea and coffee pots. His son, Richard, was apprenticed to Samuel Spindler in 1713.

Object Condition

A handsome coffee pot is very good condition. With a full set of clear English silver hallmarks on the body, the lid unmarked. Small repair to base of wooden handle.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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