George III Scottish Silver Teapot


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Object Description

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.

Edinburgh 1781

Maker Patrick Robinson.

Sterling silver.

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).

Object Condition

In very good condition. The engraving retains good definition. This pot has been tested for water retention and does not leak.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

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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