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SOLD - American Silver Coin Teapot - Antique Circa 1840

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique American silver coin teapot with ivory handle; an addition to our silver teaware collection

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SOLD - American Silver Coin Teapot - Antique Circa 1840
SOLD - American Silver Coin Teapot - Antique Circa 1840

Description


This exceptional antique American silver coin teapot has a circular compressed form onto a circular spreading foot.


The body of this fine example of American teaware is embellished with chased floral and scroll decoration on a matte background incorporating a shaped vacant cartouche to one side, accented with Rubenesque figures.


The decoration to the body is further accented with a scroll bordered design depicting three youthful figures eating from a grape basket.


The flared rim of the teapot is ornamented with a shaped applied and pierced floral and scroll decorated border.


This antique teapot is fitted with a hinged domed hallmarked cover encircled with further chased floral ornamentation above a scrolling border.


The cover is surmounted with a hallmarked fine and impressive silver finial depicting an Asian figure in traditional attire.


The teapot retains the original carved ivory handle incorporating a fine scrolling acanthus leaf thumbpiece with a fine and impressive silver upper socket depicting a chased animal’s face and jaw.


The impressive swan necked spout is ornamented with a chased scrolling leaf decoration with further figural ornamentation to the lower portion of the underside.


This fine teapot is supported by a shaped circular spreading foot encircled with chased floral and scroll decoration.


The hallmarks struck to the underside of this impressive teapot include:

Maker’s mark: Jones Lows & Ball*

Silver quality/purity mark: Pure Silver Coin (900/1000)**

City mark: Boston (United States of America)


* Jones Lows & Ball were only registered between the dates of 1839 and 1846, determining the date of this piece as circa 1840


** American silver coin was used until 1868, when the United States proceeded to use sterling silver (.925). There was no enforced standard for silver coin and it varies from .835 to .925 of silver; this teapot has been professionally tested and is crafted in 90% (.900) silver and 10% copper.


Origin: Boston, USA

Condition


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

The chased decoration to this piece is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the teapot are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Height 18cm/7.2"

Diameter of body 18.4cm/7.5"

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 29.2cm/11.5"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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