[email protected] +44 (0) 191 240 2645
Trade Associations
 FREE DELIVERY  NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL  FULLY INSURED

Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)

A magnificent, fine and impressive, antique Victorian English sterling silver spirit kettle; an addition to our antique silver teaware collection

SKU: C5687
Price:
Make an offer
Enquire about this item
Currency Converter
Delivery & Returns
Virtual
Appointments
Available!
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866) Video
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)
19th Century Silver Kettle
Sterling Silver Spirit Kettle - Antique Victorian (1866)

Description


This magnificent antique Victorian sterling silver spirit kettle has a baluster shaped form.


The surface of the kettle is embellished with exceptional chased floral designs, incorporated within plain impressive interlacing foliate designs, all on a matte background.


This 19th century silver kettle is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover encircled with further scrolling leaf decoration, reflecting that of the body.


The cover is surmounted with the exceptional and original cast sterling silver finial modelled in the form of a stemmed floral spray.


This fine example of antique teaware is fitted with an impressive hallmarked sterling silver scrolling handle ornamented with a plain handpiece, accented with large scrolling leaf sockets in junction with the body.


This exceptional kettle is fitted with a swan necked spout, ornamented to the lower portion with a continuation of matte decoration.


The magnificent kettle detaches from the original hallmarked cast sterling silver stand, supported by three impressive scrolling legs accented with further ornamentation reflecting that of the cover.


The stand is encircled with an impressive cast ad applied overlapping leaf decorated border.


The stand incorporates a plain scrolling frame which retains the original hallmarked detachable spirit burner.


The spirit kettle stand is fitted with the original chains and security pegs.


The underside of the kettle and stand bear a Russian import hallmark*, in addition to the full British hallmarks.


This magnificent kettle, with Russian interest, is the finest of its type you could hope to aquire.


* This style of Russian import hallmark was used from 1882 and was discontinued in the late 1898. It bears the fineness mark, the town mark and the Cyrillic letters ПТ (Latin PT) meaning ПРИВОЗНЫХ ТОВАРОВ (Imported Goods).


Read a brief history of antique silver spirit kettles


Date: 1866

Condition


This antique 19th century silver spirit kettle is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased, cast and applied decoration is very sharp.

The interior of the kettle has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the kettle, stand and spirit burner, in addition to part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

The Russian import hallmark to the underside of the kettle and stand are also very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of Victorian teaware.


Dimensions


Height to top of handle 44cm/17.3"

Height of kettle 30.8cm/12.1"

Length from back of body to tip of spout 28.7cm/11.3"

Diameter of body 22.9cm/9"

Diameter of stand 21.8cm/8.6"


Total Weight


90.6 troy ounces/2819g


 
 
May we also suggest…
Check the check boxes next to the additional products that you would like to add to the shopping cart, then click on the "Add to Cart" button above.
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.
Read More
 
Register & Login
Delivery & Returns
Privacy & Security
Cookie Declaration
Frequently Asked Questions
Help & Information
Blog
 

35b St Georges Terrace,
Jesmond,
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE,
NE2 2SU,
United Kingdom
T: +44 (0) 191 240 2645
E: [email protected]
VAT: GB 500 0310 42

Directions
Web site currency conversion