An Early Victorian Sterling Silver Teapot London 1840

Heading : An Early Victorian Sterling Silver Teapot
Date : Hallmarked in London 1840 For Charles Fox II
Period : Victoria 1840
Origin : London England

Decoration :Chased floral band on upper surface and foliate decoration on the thumb rest and rim of the cover and spout. Small crest of a unicorn on the domes cover
Size :  Height13.0 cm to top of the handle, 17cms diameter
Condition : VExcellent Pours very well
Restoration : None
Weight :  609grams ( 19.5 troy)

This form of teapot was based on the Chinese wine pot but evolved into it's own European style. The squat oval shape and wide base of the spout is entirely classical and resembled Roman oil lamps, this was the height of fashion in the early nineteenth century.

 

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  • Product Code: 21112401
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  • £875.00


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