American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940
American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940

GORHAM MANUFACTURING COMPANY (worked from c.1831)

American Silver Teapot - Vintage Circa 1940

c. 1940 Rhode Island, USA

Offered by AC Silver

£1,995 gbp
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This exceptional antique American sterling silver teapot has an oval shaped form.


The surface of this large teapot is embellished with chased decorated floral motifs, segmented with strapwork style borders.


The body is further ornamented with two bands of applied tied reed decoration.


The lower portion of the body is embellished with the contemporary engraved monogram initials 'TBB' to one side; these initials have been created using a characteristic typeface style for the era of the piece.


The upper rim of the teapot is encompassed with an impressive chased lead decorated border.


This American silver teapot retains the original flush hinged cover, ornamented with chased tiered leaf decoration to the domed portion; the flush hinge indicates the high quality of the piece.


The cover is surmounted with the original and impressive cast silver floral bud style finial, accented with panels of bead decoration.


This exceptional vintage teapot is fitted with a cast silver handle featuring a large single leaf design to the upper plateau, in addition to ribbed designs to either side of the handpiece.


The handle is fitted to exceptional cast sterling silver leaf decorated sockets.


This impressive example of antique teaware has a swan necked spout ornamented with further segmented foliate designs, in addition to a continuation of tied reed decoration which gradients to a plain border.


This antique American teapot is supported by four exceptional cast sterling silver scrolling bracket style feet, ornamented with scrolling designs in junction with the body.


This teapot is the finest example of its type you could hope to acquire.

Dimensions
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 30.8cm/12.1"

Width 14.7cm/5.8"

Height 18.4cm/7.2"

Weight
36.5 troy ounces/1136g







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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This American silver teapot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The interior of the teapot has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.

The American hallmarks struck to the underside of the teapot are very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique teaware.
Date: Circa 1940

Origin: Rhode Island, USA
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A9622 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A9622
Medium
A magnificent, fine and impressive, large vintage American sterling silver teapot by Gorham Manufacturing Company; an addition to our silver teaware collection
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