This exceptional antique George V English sterling silver teapot has an oval boat shaped form to an oval pedestal foot.
The surface of this Omar Ramsden silver teapot has a subtly planished silver finish and is encircled with an applied moulded girdle, in addition to applied moulded decoration to the upper rim.
This fine example of antique silverware is fitted with the original hallmarked subtly domed hinged cover which retains the original and impressive cast sterling silver pineapple style finial.
This exceptional teapot retains the original carved wood serrated style handle fitted to an unusual scrolling silver bracket style socket to the posterior side of the teapot.
Either side of the plain swan necked spout is embellished with a continuation of the moulded girdle from the body.
This exceptional and rare silver teapot was crafted by the collectable and renowned silversmith Omar Ramsden and bears the Latin engraving 'Omar Ramsden Me Fecit' - Omar Ramsden made me to the underside.
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