The shaped rim of the cover is encircled with an impressive applied scrolling leaf decorated border. The impressive cast hallmarked silver opposing scroll handle is ornamented with a large, single leaf design which is incorporated into the shaped thumbpiece. The upper and lower sockets of the handle are embellished with cast leaf decoration. The fine and impressive swan necked spout is ornamented with scrolling decoration accented with leaf designs. This antique Louis style teapot is supported on four cast scrolling bracket style feet embellished with stylised leaf and scroll decoration.
This antique teapot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The interior of the teapot has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use. The cast and chased decoration to this piece is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside and part hallmarks struck to the cover, handle and finial are all very clear.Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware. Length from back of handle to tip of spout.
Maker: James & Nathaniel Creswick. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries.
The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Teapot 1856 733g Height 22.3cm Width 15.3cm" is in sale since Friday, May 31, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle on Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.