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Sterling Silver Teapot by Paul Storr - Antique George III (1811)

A magnificent, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver teapot made by Paul Storr; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection

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Sterling Silver Teapot by Paul Storr - Antique George III (1811)

Description


This magnificent antique sterling silver teapot has a rectangular rounded form onto a spreading foot.


The surface of this George III teapot is encompassed with an applied moulded girdle with an impressive cast and applied gadroon decorated border to the shoulders, accented with alternating scrolling leaf designs.


The upper rim of the teapot is embellished with an impressive applied egg and tongue decorated border.


This silver teapot is fitted with a hallmarked flush hinged domed cover; the flush hinge indicates the fine quality of this piece.


The cover retains the exceptional sterling silver topped ivory fluted finial, securing to the interior with a screw fitment.


This exceptional example of antique teaware retains the original carved, ribbed painted wood C shaped handles with a scrolling thumbpiece, fitted to cast sockets featuring a floral rosette design to the upper terminal.


The teapot spout is ornamented with an impressive scrolling leaf design to the underside, in addition to a Regency style palmette motif to the upper plateau.


The upper plateau of the spout is further ornamented with a plain applied border, incorporated into an incurved, shaped lip.


This antique silver teapot is supported by a cast sterling silver, rectangular rounded spreading foot embellished with convex fluted ornamentation.


The underside of the teapot bears the pattern number '94', in addition to the full hallmarks; the pattern number is a highly desirable feature of Paul Storr silverware.


This magnificent example of Regency style, Georgian teaware was crafted by the renowned and collectable London silversmith Paul Storr; this piece bears the exceptional gauge and quality to be expected from this silversmith.


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Date: 1811

Condition


This antique sterling silver teapot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

There has been some strengthening to the handle sockets.

The interior of the teapot has been professionally polished and is ready for use.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to tip of spout 27.4cm/10.8"

Width 15cm/5.9"

Height 15.3cm/6"


Weight


30.8 troy ounces/958g


 
 
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