This exceptional antique Georgian sterling silver teapot has an globular bullet-shaped onto a cast circular spreading foot.
The surface of this Georgian silver teapot is embellished with flat engraved foliate and floral decoration to the upper portion.
The body of the teapot incorporates the engraved crest of on a mount, a centaur with a bow and arrow, all above the motto 'Ut Quocunque Paratus' - As prepared for whatever may happen*.
This antique 18th century silver teapot is fitted with a flush hinged cover ornamented with a continuation of flat engraved leaf decoration; the flush hinge indicates the high quality of the piece.
The cover is surmounted with an impressive cast sterling silver leaf bud style finial.
This exceptional example of antique teaware retains the original cast C shaped handle, featuring a leaf decorated thumbpiece, continuing to the upper socket,
This impressive example of Georgian silverware has a cast silver swan necked spout embellished with fluted decoration and an applied scrolling motif to the lip.
* These heraldic markings pertain to the Lambert family.
Maker: William Davie