ANTIQUE 19thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER MAGNIFICENT TEAPOT, PHILIP RUNDELL c.1819

ANTIQUE 19thC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER MAGNIFICENT TEAPOT, PHILIP RUNDELL c.1819

5,595.00

19th Century exceptionally rare Georgian silver teapot, of ovoid form resting on a circular foot, reeded lower body, the top applied with a cast leaf decoration on a matted ground, applied gadrooned border and leaf-embellished spout, carved handle and finial, the side is engraved with a coat of arms. Hallmarked English Silver (925), London, year 1819 (d), Maker's mark PR for Philip Rundell.


Reference Number: A4054

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DESCRIPTION

Antique early-19th Century exceptionally rare Georgian Solid Silver teapot, of ovoid form resting on a circular foot, reeded lower body, the top applied with a cast leaf decoration on a matted ground, applied gadrooned border and leaf-embellished spout, carved handle and finial, the side is engraved with a coat of arms. This teapot is impressive and exceptionally rare, made by one of the greatest silver manufacturers of all time.

Both parts are Hallmarked English Silver (925 Standard), London, year 1819 (d), Maker's mark PR (Philip Rundell). Philip Rundell and John Bridge were partners in one of Britain's most successful businesses (Rundell & Bridge, subsequently Rundell, Bridge and Rundell), employing some of the most eminent silversmiths of the time. The firm was appointed goldsmith and jeweller to the king in 1797 and Principal Royal Goldsmiths & Jewellers in 1804, they kept the Royal Warrant until 1843. In 1807 Rundell convinced Paul Storr, the most celebrated English silversmith of all time, to join the company. He withdraw in 1819 and established his own workshop. The present piece, dating to 1819, surely shows the influence of Paul Storr's quality and design.

CONDITION

In Great Condition - Just general wear, the finial has a small chips.

SIZE

Height: 22cm
Width: 24.3 x 14cm
Weight: 915g