The silver teapot is assayed to body, lid & handle. All marks show that the teapot was made by William Hall.
The body mark of WH to the body has been overstruck by Thomas Austin T. A Thomas Austin was active around the same period as William Hall but we can only speculate why he placed his mark over William Halls.Antique Sterling Silver George IV Teapot William Hall 1822. Weight: 594 grams 19.1 Troy Ounces. Height: 155 mm (15.5 cm). Body Width: 140 mm (14.0 cm). Handle Spout: 294 mm (29.4 cm).
Liquid Volume: 1.3 Litres (2.2 Pints). The silver teapot is in good condition for age, slight hammered effect to both sides of teapot, this was created by planishing process during fabrication. When you look inside the teapot you can see hammer forming marks created by the silversmith. General surface marks as expected, without major dents & deep scratches. All sits flat and level, with handle is tight in ferrules, retaining pins secure.Lid hinge in good condition with a small amount of play. Assay marks rubbed to the body but legible, assay marks to the inside of the lid & handle good. Period Georgian silver teapot with history. Bulbous Formed Sterling Silver Teapot. We at Tarvier hand make silver & gold jewellery for the private & retail sector, along with English silverware. We also deal internationally in English silver antiques from the Georgian & Victorian periods. We are registered makers with Goldsmiths' Hall, London assay office. Our makers mark is CRA. We pride ourselves in customer service & quality items eighter manufactured by ourselves or silver antiques offered for sale. Your feedback is important to ourselves as such we do our upmost to present our products & create editorial that reflects the item for sale. With all things in life mistakes or something out of our control can happen. Further Images of Antique Sterling Silver Teapot. The item "Antique Sterling Silver Georgian Teapot William Hall George IV 1822" is in sale since Friday, October 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Teapots & Sets".
The seller is "tarvier" and is located in Lincoln. This item can be shipped worldwide.