Excellent quality antique silver teapot of globular form on a pedestal foot. Very attractive design. The deep chased decoration to the upper body has flower and foliate swags. The rococo design cartouche to the front contains a hand engraved armorial.
Contains 850 ml.
Total weight 636 grams, 20.4 troy ounces.
Height 18cm (to top of finial). Spread 24.8cm. Diameter 13.5cm approx.
Maker Patrick Robinson.
Marks. Stamped underneath with a full set of Scottish silver hallmarks, lid unmarked.
Patrick Robertson, Edinburgh silversmith, worked between 1751 and 1790. Born in 1729, apprenticed to Edward Lothian in 1743. Deacon in 1755 and 1765, and a member of the Royal Company of Archers. He was related to the architect Robert Adam (“Silver Made in Scotland”, Dalgleish and Fothringham).