Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot
Antique Finnish Silver Teapot

ROLAND MELLIN (worked from c.1830)

Antique Finnish Silver Teapot

1835 Helsinki

Offered by AC Silver

£1,495 gbp
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This exceptional antique Finnish silver teapot has a plain oval rounded form onto a collet style foot.

The lower portion of this fine teapot is embellished with a plain incurved border incorporating fine and impressive embossed fluted decorated Akroter style designs.

The surface of the waisted shoulders of this teapot is plain with an impressive gadroon decorated border to the rim.

This Finnish silver teapot is fitted with a flush hinged domed cover, which also features opposing embossed fluted designs to the domed portion; the flush hinge indicates the fine quality of this piece.

The cover is surmounted with the original carved, shaped, fluted painted wood and sterling silver finial.

This teapot is fitted with an impressive C scroll silver handle with a plain rounded thumbpiece.

The teapot is fitted with an impressive plain swan necked spout.

This fine example of silver teaware retains the original gilt interior.

The hallmarks struck to the underside of this exceptional teapot include:

Maker's mark: RM (Roland Mellin)

National mark:Coronet (Finland)

Town mark: Helsinki

Date mark: D2 (1835)

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to tip of spout 28cm/11"

Width 12.7cm/5"

Height to top of finial 16.7cm/6.6"

Weight

28.4 troy ounces/884g


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This antique teapot is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The embossed decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the teapot are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique Finnish teaware.
Maker: Roland Mellin

Origin: Helsinki, Finland

Date: 1835
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8823 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
W8823
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Finnish silver teapot; an addition to our diverse continental teaware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the teapot are all very clear.
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