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18th Century Silver Teapot
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Scottish Sterling Silver Teapot - Antique George II


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George II Scottish sterling silver teapot; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection

SKU C7561

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

Date: 1744

This antique 18th century silver 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 decoration is very sharp and the flat engraved decoration is very crisp.

Full Scottish silver hallmarks struck to the underside of the body are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22.6cm/8.9"

Width 11.6cm/4.6"

Height 15.2cm/6"

20.7 troy ounces/645g

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