Sterling Silver Teapot - Antique George III

GBP 3,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver teapot; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection.

This exceptional antique Georgian sterling silver teapot has an inverted pear shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.

The surface of this small sterling silver teapot is plain and unembellished.

The upper rim of the body is ornamented with a band of cast and applied gadroon decoration all in a swirl design.

This antique silver teapot is fitted with a hallmarked, domed flush hinged cover surmounted with an impressive and original, cast sterling silver flame style finial; the flush hinge indicates the high quality of the piece.

This exceptional example of antique teaware retains the original C scroll carved painted wood handle featuring a plain scrolling thumbpiece and a cast silver leaf decorated design to the upper socket,

This impressive example of antique silverware has a cast silver swan necked spout embellished with fluted decoration and applied leaf motif to the lip.

The ornamentation to the underside of the spout incorporates a vacant oval cartouche below a shell motif.

The cast circular spreading foot is encircled with further gadroon decoration to the rim.

NOTE: This maker may have been recorded in the missing 1739-1758 Smallworkers’ Register or the 1758-1773 Largeworkers’ Register, determining this maker’s mark to be classed as ‘unidentified’ in all documents. The mark has been discovered on other holloware items such as mugs, salts and sauce boats.

Dimensions
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22.7cm/8.9″

Width 11.7cm/4.6″

Diameter of foot 7.5cm/3″

Height 16.7cm/6.6″

Weight
17.4 troy ounces/542g

Object History

Maker: Unknown
Date: 1766
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase

Object Condition

This antique small sterling silver teapot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The interior of the teapot has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.

The cast and applied decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the body and part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware

Object Details

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35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

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