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SOLD - Sterling Silver Victorian Teapot - Antique

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver teapot; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection

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SOLD - Sterling Silver Victorian Teapot - Antique
SOLD - Sterling Silver Victorian Teapot - Antique

Description


This fine antique Victorian sterling silver teapot has a circular rounded form.


The surface of the body is encircled with a broad band of embossed and chased panels depicting the astrological/zodiac signs, emulating the structure of a traditional zodiac wheel.


The panelled decoration to the body incorporates a shaped vacant cartouche to one side.


The body is further embellished with simplified chased decorated undulating borders in addition to chased decorated fluted style ornamentation to the lower portion.


The rim of the teapot is encircled with a band of chased stylised leaf decoration.


This fine example of antique silverware is fitted with a hallmarked hinged domed cover which features bands of chased decoration reflecting that of the body.


The cover is surmounted with the original carved wood and sterling silver finial.


The teapot retains the original C shaped carved and painted wood handle with a scrolling thumbpiece and plain tapering cylindrical sockets.


This impressive teapot has a swan necked spout ornamented to the lower portion with further chased decoration.


Date: 1886

Condition


This antique teapot is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.

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

The chased and embossed decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the teapot and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22.9cm/9"

Diameter 13.7cm/5.4"

Height to top of thumbpiece 14.3cm/5.6"


 
 
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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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