This impressive antique Victorian sterling silver teapot has a circular rounded, panelled form.
The impressive panelled body is embellished with bright cut engraved floral sprays, alternating with large scrolling leaf designs.
The decoration to the body incorporates two scrolling leaf bordered vacant cartouches.
This large Victorian teapot is fitted with a flush hinged hallmarked cover, ornamented with a continuation of the aforementioned bright cut engraved decoration; the flush hinge indicates the high quality of the piece.
The teapot retains the original, large sterling silver finial, reflecting the design of the body.
This exceptional example of antique silverware is fitted with an impressive C shaped handle, ornamented with further bright cut engraved decoration to the elevated thumbpiece.
The fine and impressive panelled swan necked spout is ornamented with bright cut engraved flower and leaf designs.
This antique teapot is supported by a plain panelled spreading foot.
This impressive Victorian teapot was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Charles Riley & George Storer.
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