An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George II Newcastle sterling silver coffee pot; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection.
This exceptional antique George II Newcastle sterling silver coffee pot has a baluster shaped form onto a circular domed spreading foot.
One side of the body of this 18th century coffee pot is embellished with an engraved stemmed floral and scrolling leaf decorated cartouche displaying a coat of arms quarterly with a bend.
The surface of the body in junction with the handle sockets and spout are ornamented with rounded, scalloped panels of flat chased decoration, incorporating floral designs and equidistant alternating shell motifs.
The body is further encircled with an applied moulded border to the upper rim.
The antique coffee pot retains the original domed hinged cover surmounted with an impressive cast sterling silver acorn style finial.
The cover is encircled with two bands of flat chased simplified floral designs, accented with shell motifs and matte textures.
This Newcastle antique silver coffee pot has an opposing scroll wood handle featuring a plain scrolling thumbpiece and fitted to an impressive cast silver scrolling lower terminal and leaf ornamentation to the upper socket.
This antique coffee pot has an impressive cast sterling silver swan necked spout embellished with scroll leaf motif decorated fingerpieces, in addition to a scrolling motif to the lip.
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22cm/8.7″
28.5 troy ounces/888g