Lot 421 (The Silver Auction, 20th January 2021)
Sold for £360
Handle very slightly loose. The body with a number of dents towards the base (approximately ten). General surface wear including tarnish throughout.
EARLY VICTORIAN SILVER TEA POT,
likely maker Benjamin Preston, London 1847, of bulbous form, with hinged cover and acorn finial, the body engraved with a scrolling cartouche and heraldic motif, 23cm wide, 600g
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