Octagonal antique sterling silver teapot by William Hutton and Sons Ltd 1917. Great example of an octagonal teapot, tapered in form with eight sides. This unusual shape stands centrally on a single octagonal raised pedestal foot. Octagonal urn form teapot body with domed octagonal lid, central tapered finial in similar form. Black composite handle set in curved ferules. Assayed to teapot body side and inside lid. Marks assayed include makers, Sheffield assay office, passant and date letter (Z) for 1917. Side panel is hand engraved with monogram "B&WG".
The condition to this teapot is very good. The teapot sits flat and level, without dents and deep scratches. The handle is tight in ferrules with teapot lid hinge good, lid without play in hinge. Assay marks are clear and show a little rubbing as expected, engraved detail of the monogram is clear and legible.
Maker: William Hutton & Sons Ltd
Silver Purity: Sterling 925
Period: George V
Assay Marks Struck
Year Mark: Z
Town Mark: Sheffield
Makers Mark: WH & S Ld
Passant Mark: Lion
Grams: 609 / Troy Ounces: 19.32
Height: 215 mm (21.5 cm)
Body Diameter: 115 mm (11.5 cm)
Handle – Spout: 255 mm (25.5 cm)
Foot Diameter: 90 mm (9.0 cm)
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