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This is an antique English sterling silver tea kettle with stand, fresh from an old estate. This is a large and impressive solid sterling silver tea kettle on stand with burner.All parts are original and complete, and were handmade in 1801 by well the known London silversmith Richard Crossley. The stand is footed, and all pieces have the expected hallmarks. In addition this was decorated with hand engraved crowns, an eagle, and what looks like a family crest. The kettle has an engraved design on the front that has been polished down. The handle has a later added hand woven rattan cover. All pieces are hallmarked, and the burner wick looks new. The kettle measures 9 3/4" high , 10 1/2" wide with the spout, and 7 deep. The kettle on the stand measures about 14 1/2 high.
Above photo shows faint impression of design on side. Above photo shows faint impressions of design on the side.Above photo shows scuffs on the inner rim of the kettle. Above photo shows the crowns and eagle family crest on each of the pieces.
Above and below photos show bent legs on the stand. This has tiny dings and scuff marks. The woven handle began to unravel on one end.
The burner has heat marks on the sides, and two of the feet on the burner are slightly bent. This weighs about 1891 grams 60.8 oz.The tea kettle weighs about 1148 grams. The burner and stand weigh about 743 grams. Please wait for your invoice before paying. On expensive fragile items, we may need to double box them. This will require additional labor and material costs. EVERY ITEM IS GUARANTEED TO BE THE ONE SHOWN IN MY IMAGES. I sell mostly antiques and collectibles, which will usually have the normal wear that you would expect to occur from normal use and age. I will mention anything I find objectionable in the condition report above. I SELL ONLY GENUINE ORIGINAL ITEMS. I do my very best to accurately represent each and every item I sell. I do not sell fakes or reproductions of any kind, unless they are clearly described as such. I guarantee every item I sell to be authentic, and to be made in the time period as represented. I welcome input from dealers and collectors in specialized areas, to help insure my listings are complete and accurate.
If the listing ends over the weekend, you will normally receive an invoice on Monday. You will need to save the box and packing materials to show the shipper. This is the proof that they require, so if you discard the packing materials, your claim may be denied. Shippers do not accept parcels packed in damaged boxes as a rule, so damage is normally evidenced by damage to the box. The item "GEORGIAN ENGLISH STERLING SILVER TEA KETTLE W STAND BURNER RICHARD CROSSLEY 1801" is in sale since Friday, February 1, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "finearts29mv" and is located in San Diego, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.