Huge Impressive Georgian Solid Silver Irish Teapot Hallmarked 1818 Sterling Nr For Sale
Huge IMPRESSIVE GEORGIAN Solid Silver IRISH TEAPOT Hallmarked 1818 Sterling NR
Dublin: William Nolan - A STUNNING DESIGN - 31+ troy oz
This is a really outstandingGEORGIAN large and heavy solid sterling silver IRISH teapot which was made in Dublin, Ireland in 1818 by the illustrious Irish silversmith, William Nolan (also spelled Nowlan) and retailed by West & Company of Dublin. This wonderfully stylish and fine quality tea pot is in super condition. This wonderful teapot is in alarge circular design with a scroll handle formed as an angel, an impressive spout with gorgeous dragon and mask decoration and is raised on four elegant feet. It has a stunning flower finial and is embossed with gorgeous detailed decoration to the sides - STUNNING. It is engravedwith armorial crests to each side. The teapot measures about 6 3/8" in diameter, 10 3/8" from spout to handle and stands 6 1/2" tall. It is VERY substantial - it weighs971.1 grams - almost 31 1/4 troy oz. Its capacity isa full23/4imperial pints!!!
The teapot is in super condition with just the usual light surface scratching with NO dents and only a few dings - SUPERB, just a little professional reinforcement in a few spots on the reverse. The handle is firm as is the finial. The lid has a little play but NO spring.It is hallmarked to the base with with WN, WEST, crowned harp (Irish sterling silver assay mark), Hibernia, X, George III duty mark to the base showing that it was hallmarked in Dublin in 1818. I have shown the hallmarks so that you can make up your own mind. A really lovely, stunningand very rare GEORGIAN IRISH teapot from an illustrious silversmith in super condition after195 years as you can see from the photographs - at a VERY low start and - you won't see a more impressive Irish teapot this year!!!! Postage will be 10.00GBP 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.
Low start and a sale because reserves spoil the fun.
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