Important Georgian Solid Silver Large Teapot 1810 Hallmarked Sterling London Nr For Sale
Important GEORGIAN Solid Silver LARGE TEAPOT 1810 Hallmarked Sterling London NR
London: Charles Hougham - 20 troy - STUNNING CONDITION
This is a really outstanding GEORGIAN LARGE and substantial solid sterling silver teapot which was made in London, England in 1810 by the illustrious Georgian silversmith, Charles Hougham at his Aldersgate Street workshops. This wonderfully stylish and fine quality tea pot is in SUPERB condition. This wonderful teapot is in atraditional Georgian rectangular cushion design with a solid sterling silver finial and is finished with embossed bands to the sides. It is NOT otherwise engraved. The teapot measures 5" wide, 10 1/4" from spout to handle and stands5 7/8" tall. It is VERY substantial - it weighs603.9 grams - almost 19 1/2 troy oz. Its capacity isa full 2 1/2imperial pints.
The teapot is in very good condition with less than the usual light surface scratching, almost NO dings and NO dents - it has no splits and just a few areas of professional reinforcement - SUPERB. The handle is firm as is the finial. The lid has NO play and NO spring.It is hallmarked to thebase with CH, lion passant (sterling silver assay mark), crowned leopard head, P, George III duty markshowing that it was hallmarked in London in 1810. The lid is hallmarkedlion passant, P. I have shown the hallmarks so that you can make up your own mind. A really stunningand very rare Georgian teapot from an illustrious silversmith in superb condition afterover 200years as you can see from the photographs - at a VERY low start and . Postage will be 8.00GBP 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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