English Sterling Silver George Ii Coffee Pot Peze Pilleau 1730 Crest For SaleRARE ENGLISH GEORGE II STERLING SILVER LIGHTHOUSE COFFEE POT; COAT ARMS; PEZE PILLEAU, LONDON, 1730; EXCELLENT
This is a museum worthy English very early George II sterling silver coffee pot.
Ex Bennington College collection.
From the renowned London maker Peze Pilleau in 1730.
Apprenticed John Cater in 1710. First listed c1720.
Grimwade writes that his work is comparatively rare and displays fine proportion and finish (page 625).
Examples in major collections including the Victoria and Albert and Clark Art.
In classic lighthouse form.
Beautifully engraved coat of arms, shell cap foliate and trellis framed shield, framing stag heads.
Raised urn and globe finial.
Panelled swans neck spout, rising from stepped frame and oval drop mount.
Beautifully hand carved double scroll handle.
This important 1730 coffee pot is 8 1/2 inches handle to spout 8 1/4 tall. Thick, heavy guage sterling silver weighs 25 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked fully to shoulder and maker and lion under cover edge.
In excellent condition. Rich sterling patina throughout. Stands firm on table. The handle retains rich mellow surface. The beautifully engraved arms retain their sharp detail. Cover bit loose on hinge.
For the discerning collector of the finest George II silver. An exceptional 1730 English lighthouse coffee pot. Excellent condition.
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