European Furniture & Decorative Arts
George III Sterling Silver Teapot and Stand, London, 1791-92, maker's mark "I·W" probably for John Whittingham, oval teapot engraved throughout with Neoclassical flowerheads within a guilloche border centering two shield-form cartouches, one with armorial, ht. 5 1/2, the stand similarly engraved on four reeded feet, lg. 7 1/8 in., approx. 19.5 troy oz.
Each with wear to surface throughout, scattered abrasions and nicks along edge. Teapot with base pushed into body slightly (see images),minor dent to spout, replaced finial, silver surface along engraving seems slightly thinner. Central engraved area of the stand's surface seems thinner, cartouche visible from underside.
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