Lot 373: George Hunter I Sterling Teapot & Warmer
November 9, 2016
Dania Beach, FL, USALive Auction
Description: DESCRIPTION: An antique regency style sterling British teapot by George Hunter I. Features repousse scrolled floral motif along with roses and an array of other flowers,bottomed by repousse swirling designs. Finished with an acorn finial handle along the lid, and swiveling whicker top handle, and lastly, and eagle motif spout. The warmer and base features reticulated floral motif with fringed ribbons and soaring birds. Rests on three arching rococo scrolled feet in the motif of clam shells on the bottom. Teapot locks into the warmer with two sterling prongs that release to detach the two pieces. Marked:"GH" in a rectangle along with London town mark, a lion, and a calligraphy "O" CIRCA: 18th Ct. ORIGIN: England DIMENSIONS:Overall Height:14.5" L:10.5" Total Weight:2,106 grams CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or SMS (305) 333-4134. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.