This exceptional antique Victorian teapot, in sterling standard silver, has a circular shaped form.
The unusual spherical body of the teapot has a beaten finish.
The upper portion of the teapot is embellished with flared, curling shoulders.
This antique silver teapot is fitted with a hallmarked hinged cover ornamented with a beaten finish and surmounted with the original and impressive cast silver organic finial.
The teapot is fitted with a fine and impressive C shaped handle with a stylised scrolling upper terminal; the lower terminal integrates into one of the three swept feet.
The exceptional cast sterling silver swan necked spout is plain with a bifurcating flared lip.
The interior of the teapot retains the original gilding.
This exceptional example of antique silverware was crafted by the collectable London silversmiths Jonathan Wilson Hukin & John Thomas Heath.
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