Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot
Antique American Silver Teapot

LEWIS CARY (worked from c.1815)

Antique American Silver Teapot

c. 1815 United States

Offered by AC Silver

£2,450 gbp
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This exceptional antique American silver teapot has a plain panelled octagonal form with swept shoulders.

The upper and lower rims of the body of the teapot is encompassed with a bright cut engraved alternating stylised leaf and chevron decorated border.

Either side of the teapot is embellished with a shaped oval cartouche, each encompassed with an applied, graduating stylised floral bud border accented with a ribbon bow to the upper portion.

One cartouche displays the contemporary bright cut engraved initial ‘K’ and the other remains vacant.

The body of the teapot is further ornamented with single paralleling pin struck borders to each panel.

The swept, panelled shoulders are embellished with a moulded reed decorated border to the rim.

This American teapot retains the original hinged domed panelled cover surmounted with the original and impressive silver acorn style finial.

This fine teapot is fitted with a C shaped silver handle with a plain scrolling thumbpiece.

This impressive example of antique teaware has a plain panelled tapering spout.

Antique American silverware, such as this teapot, is scarce to the market.


Length from back of handle to tip of spout 24.9cm/9.8"

Width 10.8cm/4.3"

Height 19.2cm/7.6"


24.8 troy ounces/773g

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This antique American teapot is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique teaware.
Maker: Lewis Cary

Origin: Boston, USA

Date: Circa 1815
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at Please quote SALES CODE SKU A2140 when enquiring about the piece.
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An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique American silver teapot; an addition to our silver teaware collection
The maker’s marks ‘L. Cary’ struck to the underside of the teapot are very clear.
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