• Silver - English
Lot 548

GEORGIAN ENGLISH STERLING SILVER TEAPOT

Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for
$430.50
Sold Price includes BP

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$200 $25
$500 $50
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$3,000 $250
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$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

GEORGIAN ENGLISH STERLING SILVER TEAPOT, plain ovoid-form well topped by a hinged lid with wooden finial, having a straight spout opposite a wooden handle with thumbrest. Impressed to base with "GS" maker's mark overstruck an "H...?" mark, possibly for George Smith II, and four hallmarks of a lion passant for sterling fineness, a crowned leopard's head city mark for London, a "q" date mark for 1791, and a King George III duty mark. Total weight including non-sterling components: 18.10 ozt. Circa 1791. 5 3/4" HOA.

Condition

Very good visual condition with minor wear, minor to moderate surface scratches, nicks, and scattered dents, likely repairs to spout at top of opening and at terminal of side, a possible repair to top terminal of handle at securing pin, wood finial and handle with several cracks including on thumbrest.

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From the private collection of Robert Bruce, Charlotte Co., VA.