An antique sterling silver coffee pot of plain baluster shape and raised on a pedestal foot. Good chunky gadroon borders and graceful shaped spout. Uninscribed.
Contains 1200 ml.
Weight 950 grams, 30.5 troy ounces.
Height 28.8 cm. Spread across spout and handle 21.5 cm.
Maker John Carter II.
JOHN CARTER II
John Carter, no record of apprenticeship or freedom. 1st mark entered 1776 although records show that he was already supplying candlesticks to Parker & Wakelin by 1769. 2nd mark entered 1776 , the same day as the mark of Richard Carter and Robert Makepiece was entered at the same address. Although recorded as both goldsmith and manufacturer of large plate Carters main specialisation was on candlesticks and salvers.