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SOLD - Sterling Silver Samovar - Adams Style - Antique George III

A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique George III English sterling silver samovar made in the Adams style; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection

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SOLD - Sterling Silver Samovar - Adams Style - Antique George III
SOLD - Sterling Silver Samovar - Adams Style - Antique George III

Description


This magnificent antique George III sterling silver samovar has a plain panelled urn shaped form supported by a spreading circular pedestal foot onto a plain square base and four bun style feet, all in the Adams style.


The posterior portion of the plain panelled body is embellished with the impressive contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'WJM'.


The incurved panelled shoulders of this impressive samovar are flanked with applied bands of reed decoration.


The anterior surface of the body incorporates a fine and impressive reed decorated spigot.


The spigot retains the impressive original hallmarked handle surmounted with an impressive urn shaped finial.


The samovar is fitted with an exceptional applied and chased decorated lion mask and loop handles to either side.


This impressive Georgian samovar retains the original plain panelled, domed push fit cover surmounted with an impressive sterling silver urn style finial.


The panelled pedestal foot and square base are each encompassed with further applied bands of reed decoration.


Date: 1791

Condition


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

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the base and part hallmarks to the sleeve of the cover are all very clear in keeping with age.


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


Dimensions


Height to top of finial 50.5cm/19.9"

Height to top rim 40cm/15.7"

Diameter of top 16.5cm/6.5"

Width across handles 22cm/8.7"

Width of body 20.5cm/8.1"

Width of base 15cm/5.9" square

Length of tap 15.5cm/6.1"


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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