A very fine George II solid silver Coffee Pot. This elegant pot is handsomely shaped in perfect period style. It stands on a tucked circular foot, has a good pouring spout with lovely pattern detail and a charming fruitwood handle. The domed top is hinged and opens and closes perfectly with a neat flame designed finial to the top. Hallmarks are visible on one side of the pot for the London Assay office with a date mark for 1759, along with the Lion Passant indicating the finest sterling silver and the silver maker's mark: Thomas Whipham.
A tremendous early antique. It is a very heavy weight ( 712 grams) and feels lovely to hold in the hand by the smooth handle. There is some very slight dimpling to the silver around the lower part of the body of the pot commensurate with the early age of the item. It does not detract in any way from the beauty and quality of the piece.
Hallmarks: London 1759 by Thomas Whipham.
Height: 24 cm Width from handle to spout: 19 cm
Depth at widest part: 11.5 cm
Weight: 712 grams
Weights and measurements are approximate.