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Antique sterling silver George III Coffee Pot by Daniel Pontifex 1799. Georgian vase shaped coffee pot by renowned silversmith, Daniel Pontifex. The coffee pot is hand engraved to the body, base foot and lid in fauna decoration. The lid is flared slightly in form with an integral flush hinge, topped with a closed bud finial. The body has two engraved vacant wreath cartouche, these areas are unmarked and have not had any monograms removed, subsequently no thinning. The handle has been made from fruitwood with thumb rest incorporated. Fluted panels are vertically formed to the handle and spout ends. The silver coffee pot sits on an oval pedestal base foot with flutes replicating the body design. Full set of assay marks are to be found on the side of the coffee pot foot, along with passant mark to the inside of the lid.
Beautiful quality piece of English sterling silver we have. Everything about this piece shouts quality. The lid sits flush in its rebate without play. The fruitwood handle is in great condition with a connection to ferules secure. The silver coffee pot is in great condition without dents and deep scratches, with engraving in good order, surface marks representative of age, the coffee pot sits flat and level. The foot assay marks are rubbed slightly as you would expect for a silver coffee pot of this age, all assay marks legible with assay mark to the lid crisp.
Silver Coffee Pot
Maker: Daniel Pontifex
Silver Purity: Sterling 925
Period: George III
Assay Marks Struck
Year Mark: D
Town Mark: London
Makers Mark: DP
Passant Mark: Lion
Duty Mark: George III
Grams: 921 / Troy Ounces: 29.61
Height: 290 mm (29.0 cm)
Handle – Spout: 270 mm (27.0 cm)
Body Width: 110 mm (11.0 cm)
Body length: 140 mm (14.0 cm)
Shipping Cost: £0.00 Delivery: Next working day if ordered by 12pm (GMT)
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