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Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver samovar; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection

SKU: A9840
Price: £3,950.00
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Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)
Antique Silver Samovar
Sterling Silver Samovar - Antique George III (1782)

Description


This exceptional antique George III sterling silver samovar has a plain urn shaped form supported by a spreading circular pedestal foot onto a plain square base.


The body of this impressive antique silver samovar is embellished with chased concave fluted ornamentation to the lower portion and the upper portion features a bright cut engraved oval cartouche.


The upper rim of this exceptional samovar is encircled with an applied bead decorated border.


The anterior surface of the body incorporates a fine and impressive cast spigot accented with reed decoration, incorporating the impressive, original incurved shaped ivory handle.


This spigot is further ornamented with a floral design on a matte background, in addition to a ram's head to the terminal.


The samovar is fitted with a pair of cast sterling silver narrow loop handles with moulded ornamentation to the handpieces.


This impressive Georgian silver samovar retains the original plain swept hallmarked push fit cover surmounted with an impressive cast silver acorn style finial.


The upper portion of the cover and circular spreading foot are encompassed with further bead ornamentation.


Read a brief history of antique silver samovars


Date: 1782

Condition


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

The cast and applied decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the base and part hallmarks to the sleeve of the cover are all very clear.


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


Dimensions


Height 31.7cm/12.5"

Length to front of spout 19.2cm/7.6"

Width across handles 20.5cm/8.1"

Width of base 10.9cm/4.3" square


Weight


39.6 troy ounces/1232g


 
 
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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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