Handsome English sterling silver teapot. William Abdy I, made in London in 1788. Small scratches and dings, consistent with age and use. Free by redemption, 2 May 1752. First mark entered as smallworker, 24 June 1763.Address: Noble Street, where Heal records him as haft and hiltmaker and goldsmith. Moved to (5) Oat Lane, 26 February 1765. Second and third marks, 5 October 1767. Fourth and fifth marks, 10 May 1769 (the latter incuse, sometimes found on small mounts such as wine-coaster parts). Appears as haftmaker, Oat Lane, Noble Street, in Parl. Sixth mark (two sizes), 15 October 1779. Seventh mark as plateworker (two sizes), 1 September 1784. His son Thomas apprenticed to him 6 August 1777. Died 6 September 1790, in Oat Lane. We are tested long-time members of the International Society of Appraisers (ISA). Our listings are described in good faith and to the best of our knowledge and expertise. Most of the items we list are antiques and estate pieces and will show normal wear and tear consistent with age.
We do our best to describe any damage. Please use the feature to enlarge photos and inspect carefully.If you have a specific inquiry as to the condition of an item, please message us. Please ask if you are interested in layaway. The item "William Abdy I English Sterling Silver London Teapot, 1788, Georgian Silver" is in sale since Wednesday, January 17, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets".
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