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Antique 1760s Georgian Sterling Silver Bachelor Teapot



An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver bachelor teapot; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver teapot has an inverted pear shaped form onto a circular spreading foot. The surface of the bachelor teapot is plain and unembellished. The upper rim of the body is ornamented with a band of cast and applied gadroon decoration all in a swirl design. This antique silver teapot is fitted with a hallmarked, domed flush hinged cover surmounted with an impressive and original, cast sterling silver flame style finial; the flush hinge indicates the high quality of the piece. This exceptional example of antique teaware retains the original C scroll carved painted wood handle featuring a plain scrolling thumbpiece and a cast silver leaf decorated design to the upper socket, This impressive example of antique silverware has a cast silver swan necked spout embellished with fluted decoration and applied leaf motif to the lip. The ornamentation to the underside of the spout incorporates a vacant oval cartouche below a shell motif. The cast circular spreading foot is encircled with further gadroon decoration to the rim. Note: This maker may have been recorded in the missing 1739-1758 Smallworkers' Register or the 1758-1773 Largeworkers' Register, determining this maker's mark to be classed as 'unidentified' in all documents. The mark has been discovered on other holloware items such as mugs, salts and sauce boats. Condition This antique silver teapot for one is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The interior of the teapot has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use. The cast and applied decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the body and part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Dimensions Length from back of handle to tip of spout 22.7cm/8.9" Width 11.7cm/4.6" Diameter of foot 7.5cm/3" Height 16.7cm/6.6" Weight 17.4 troy ounces/542g Maker: Unknown Date: 1766 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware.


  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.6 in. (16.77 cm)Width: 4.6 in. (11.69 cm)Depth: 8.9 in. (22.61 cm)
  • Style
    George III (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Please see main description.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A90581stDibs: LU1200223989242

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    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
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