Sterling Silver Teapot - Antique Victorian (1856)

GBP 1,595.00

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Object Description

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

This impressive antique Victorian sterling silver teapot has a baluster form in the Louis style.

The lower portion of the body is embellished with chased scroll, floral and leaf decoration incorporating a scroll bordered shaped vacant cartouche to either side.

This Victorian silver teapot is fitted with a plain hinged hallmarked domed cover which retains the original fine and impressive hallmarked cast sterling silver finial realistically modelled in the form of an eagle.

The shaped rim of the cover is encircled with an impressive applied scrolling leaf decorated border.

The impressive cast hallmarked silver opposing scroll handle is ornamented with a large, single leaf design which is incorporated into the shaped thumbpiece.

The upper and lower sockets of the handle are embellished with cast leaf decoration.

The fine and impressive swan necked spout is ornamented with scrolling decoration accented with leaf designs.

This antique Louis style teapot is supported on four cast scrolling bracket style feet embellished with stylised leaf and scroll decoration.

Dimensions
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 25.2cm/9.9″

Width 15.3cm/6″

Height 22.3cm/8.8″

Weight
23.6 troy ounces/733g

Object History

Maker: James & Nathaniel Creswick
Date: 1856
Origin: Sheffield, England

Object Condition

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

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

The cast and chased decoration to this piece is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside and part hallmarks struck to the cover, handle and finial are all very clear.

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

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NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
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