This exceptional antique Victorian silver teapot, in sterling standard, has a rectangular form with incurved corners.
The panelled body of this Atkin Brothers silver teapot is embellished with an impressive bright cut engraved stylised floral and foliate decoration, incorporating foliate festoons to either side composing vacant cartouches.
Each incurved corner panel is ornamented with further bright cut engraved foliate festoon decoration, accented with a pensile floral head motif.
The swept upper portion of the teapot features further leaf decorated borders.
This antique silver teapot is fitted with a hinged hallmarked cover embellished with a simplified bright cut engraved leaf design to each corner and surmounted with the original and impressive hallmarked cast sterling silver finial.
The teapot is fitted with a fine and impressive angular handle, ornamented with bright cut engraved festoons to either side of the handpiece.
The exceptional tapering spout is embellished with impressive festoon decoration, reflecting that of the handle.
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