Art Deco Vintage Solid Silver Large Teapot Hallmarked 1931 Sterling Lovely Nr
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Art Deco Vintage Solid Silver Large Teapot Hallmarked 1931 Sterling Lovely Nr:
ART DECO VINTAGE Solid Silver LARGE TEAPOT Hallmarked 1931 Sterling Lovely NR
Birmingham - Superb Design & Condition - 17+ troy oz.
This is a stunning VINTAGE LARGE solid sterling silver tea pot which was made in Birmingham, England in 1931 by the famous silversmiths, William Suckling Limited at their Vyse Street workshops. It has a fabulousART DECO circular shape, has a composition handle and finial, a stunning decorated band, a shell decorated spout and is raised on a stepped pedestal base. It is NOT engraved. It measures6 3/4" high to the top of the finial, is 5 1/8" in diameter by 8 5/8" long from handle to spout. It is VERY substantial - it weighs528.9 grams - that isover 17troy oz. !!!! It has a capacity ofover 1 3/4imperial pints.
It is in very good condition for its age with less than the usual surface scratching and NO splits or repairs, anda very few dings and one dent anda little distortion - SUPERB. The handle is firm as is the finial. The hinge has little playand NO spring. It is hallmarked SLd, anchor, lion passant (sterling silver assay mark),G showing that it was hallmarked in Birmingham in 1931. I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. A STUNNING AND RARE LARGE VINTAGE ENGLISH TEAPOT AFTEROVER 80YEARS- A VERY HIGH QUALITY PIECE - AS GOOD A VINTAGE TEAPOT AS YOU WILL FIND THIS YEAR. Postage will be 6.00GBP both within the UK and to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
If you win more than one of my sales, I am happy to combine packaging to reduce postage costs.
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