English Sterling Silver Shell And Leaf Teapot 1856 Barnard Family Coat Arms For SaleENGLISH STERLING SILVER VICTORIAN SHELL AND LEAF PEAR SHAPE TEAPOT; COAT OF ARMS
We are pleased to offer this fine English early Victorian pear shape teapot.
Beautiful family coat of arms.
From the famed Barnard family in 1856.
In unusually squat pear shape.
Raised leaf and floral sprays, atop repeated scale. Vine scroll and shell.
Domed cover with applied shell and vine scroll border. Unique.
Well cast leaf cap double scroll handle and conforming spout.
The teapot atop equally striking leaf and vine cap scroll feet.
This fine English sterling silver Barnard family teapot is 10 1/2 inches handle to spout and 7 tall and weighs 27 1/2 (standard) ounces.
Hallmarked as shown.
Rich, lustreous sterling patina throughout. Interior clean. The chased leaf and floral sprays retain much of their detail. Coat of arms crisp and sharp. Handle secure and with original heat stops. There are restorations to each corner flower, view last images for the worst of it.
For the discerning collector of the finest English silver. An exceptional Victorian sterling silver leaf and shell teapot. Family coat of arms.
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We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
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