This exceptional, fine and impressive antique George IV sterling silver teapot has a compressed pumpkin shaped form.
The upper portion of the incurved body is embellished with chased foliate decoration, accented with a floral design to each intersection.
The body of the teapot is further ornamented with the contemporary engraved coat of arms, incorporating to the first portion a cross patonce.
This antique George IV teapot is fitted with a domed hinged hallmarked cover, ornamented with a continuation of incurved ornamentation from the pumpkin shaped body.
The teapot retains the original, large cast sterling silver gourd and foliate finial, securing to the interior with a screw fitment.
This exceptional example of antique silverware is fitted with an impressive sterling silver C shaped handle with an exceptional scrolling leaf decorated thumbpiece and sockets, in addition to further layered foliate designs to the handpiece.
The teapot is fitted with a fine and impressive swan necked spout, embellished to the lower portion and lip with further chased leaf designs.
This 19th century teapot in sterling silver is supported by four bracket style feet, embellished with impressive scroll and leaf designs.
This exceptional teapot was crafted by the renowned and collectable London silversmith Charles Fox II.
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