This magnificent crested and armorial George II silver coffee pot was made in London in 1749 by Henry Bailey and measures 10.5 inches tall by 8.25 inches handle to spout and is almost 4.5 inches across the base. It is beautifully decorated with flowers, foliage, scrolls, acanthus leaves, fish scales, birds and trees. It has a cast and scrolled spout with fluted and acanthus leaf detailing and has a scrolled fruit wood handle with a cast scrolled and graduated drop ferrule to the top of the handle and a scrolled detail to the base. It has a domed lid with an elaborated acorn style finial and is crested to one side with a lion atop a chapeau and a coat of arms to the other. It is fully hallmarked to the side and is in excellent condition and the quality is super weighing 30.20 ounces or 945 grams.