Very rare Provincial George II silver chocolate pot Exeter 1740 Pentecost Symonds


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This Provincial George II silver chocolate pot was made in Exeter C1740 by Pentecost Symonds of Plymouth, it measures 9.5 inches tall by 8.25 inches handle to spout and is 4 3/8 inches in dia across the base, it has a plain body of lighthouse shape with a scrolled wooden handle set into 2 cast silver mounts and the cast swan neck spout is faceted with a drop detail below where it attaches to the pot, the hinged lid has a cast pull out finial to allow the chocolate to be stirred, it is fully hallmarked to the side with a lightly struck maker and date letter – this pot is the one featured on page 230 of Exeter & West Country silver 1700-1900 by Miles Harrison where a photograph can be seen. A very nice pot in very good condition weighing 19.95 ounces or 622 grams.

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