Reed & Barton Silver Plated Samovar 16 Cup 1860's Victorian Piece For Sale
MAGNIFICENT 16 CUP PIECE FOR ENTERTAINING
What a statement this exquisite,
Samovar will make at your next elegant dinner party or buffet. This
magnificent, silver plated, Samovar manufactured by Reed & Barton, measures
approximately 17 inches tall, 11.50 inches wide from handle to handle, 4 inches
in diameter at the top opening and 6 inches wide between each foot. This gorgeous
piece comfortably holds 16, eight ounce cups which is a generous size for
today’s entertaining purposes. We filled up the samovar it does not leak, pours
freely and turns off easily.
The samovar is decorated with a
striking Greek Key and Beaded design around the inner and upper rims. The spout
attaches to the samovar with an applied, large, leaf medallion. Two flowing and
curved handles with scroll shaped thumb rests provide for ease in carrying and
lifting. The four, scrolled feet are ornately decorated with an open pierced
design of leaves, scroll work and a beaded design. The feet support the receptacle
for a burner that is not included in this sale. A tea light would work well on
this piece. The domed cover is topped
with an urn shaped finial.
Except for the usual small scratches
found on antique pieces that give pieces their luster or patina, the silver
plated, samovar is in EXCELLENT
CONDITION, with no repairs, flaking or
silver wear to note. The inside is clean and the outside has a nice shine. The
piece bears the hallmark of Reed & Barton a firm founded in Taunton, Massachusetts
in 1824. This particular mark was used in the 1860’s. Reed & Barton has
been known as manufacturers of exquisite silver plated wares for the home. This
piece is stamped with the reference that it was plated and manufactured by the
Reed & Barton Company. It was not uncommon in the Victorian era for one
manufacturer to purchase the metal wares of another, plate them and stamp them
with their own hallmark in order to keep up with the demand of silver plated
wares. Reed & Barton sold many of their metal wares to other companies and
to authenticate the piece was theirs from start to finish, marked them as such.
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pieces. offer with confidence and good luck!
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handling or shipping fees. If we overestimate the price of shipping by $1.00 or
more, we will refund the difference into your Paypal account.
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Mark your calendar, for this 7-
day listing. You won’t be disappointed if you are the winner of this fabulous, Victorian,
Reed & Barton, Silver Plated, Sixteen Cup, Samovar.