Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot
Antique George III Saffron Teapot

Antique George III Saffron Teapot

1821 England

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A very pretty antique sterling silver teapot with deep embossed decoration. Small size. Good style with an ornamental animal head spout. There is a hand engraved armorial to the front and reverse sides. The interior has the original gilded finish. Contains 350 ml. Weight 327 grams, 10.5 troy ounces. Height 9.75 cms. Spread 17.75 cms. Sheffield 1821. Maker Robert Gainsford.
This little silver teapot is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. The chasing still has good definition, the armorial is crisp. Fully stamped with English silver hallmarks on the body, the lid has the lion mark. The lid finial has a small chip.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item
Saffron was a popular spice used in early English cuisine. Small pots like this are called saffron pots and were probably used to serve saffron sauce.
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