This is an exceptional antique English George IV sterling silver teapot by the world-famous silversmith, Paul Storr, 1829 in date.This splendid teapot is of a delightful inverted pear shape and it is profusely engraved with distinctive foliate decoration. The hinged lid is also beautifully engraved with matching foliate motifs and it is surmounted by a delightful floral finial.
It features a distinguished faux-bois handle with remarkable floral and foliate engraved decoration. This sumptuous design is repeated in the spout, proving the silversmith has perfected mastery in the creation of wonderful and luxurious silverware - Paul Storr never tired of adding detail to create a true piece of artwork.
The underside bears the full hallmarks: the Lion passant for sterling silver, the leopard head for London, the letter 'o' for 1829 and the maker's marks 'PS' for Paul Storr.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
In excellent condition with clear hallmarks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 20 x Width 28 x Depth 16
Weight 30 troy oz
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 6 inches
Weight 0.93 kg
Our reference: 09936
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