Sterling Silver Coffee Pot - Antique Victorian (1840)


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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver coffee pot; an addition to our Victorian silver teaware collection.

This exceptional antique Victorian English sterling silver coffee pot has a baluster shaped form onto four bracket style feet, in the Louis style.

The surface of this 19th century coffee pot is embellished with impressive scrolling leaf and floral decoration, accented with panels of trellis textures.

The upper portion of the coffee pot is further ornamented with a contemporary engraved crest of out of a ducal coronet a leopard’s head.

The coffee pot retains the original subtly domed hinged cover surmounted with an impressive cast sterling silver finial.

This 19th century coffee pot has an impressive sterling silver elongated C scroll handle featuring impressive tiered leaf and bead decoration to the upper portion and fitted to an impressive cast silver scrolling leaf ornamentation to the lower socket.

This antique coffee pot has an impressive cast sterling silver swan necked spout embellished with a large bearded mask design to the lower potion, in addition to a leaf motif to the lip.

This exceptional coffee pot surmounts four impressive cast sterling silver bracket style feet, ornamented with floral motifs.

The underside of this silver coffee pot features the engraved retailer’s mark ‘Wordley & Mayer, Fect, Liverpool’.

This exceptional example of antique silverware is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 23cm/9.1″
Diameter 12.8cm/5″
Height 24.6cm/9.7″

29.6 troy ounces/920g

Object History

Maker: John Wilmin Figg
Date: 1840
Origin: London, England

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Object Condition

This antique 19th century coffee pot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The interior of the coffee pot has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.
The bright cut engraved decoration and heraldic markings are very crisp.
The hallmarks struck to the underside of the coffee pot and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this, piece of antique silverware.

Object Details

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Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

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