Georgian, George III, silver coffee pot of baluster form with a domed hinged cover, featuring a bud finial. Wooden scroll handle with finely cast spout and engraved armorial.
The armorial bearings are the marital arms of Wordsworth and Robinson. It commemorates the marriage of Richard Wordsworth (1680 - 1762) and Mary Robinson (1700 - 1773). The family of Wordsworth descend from Nicholas de Wordysworth (circa 1392) of Penistone, Yorkshire. William Wordsworth, the Poet Laureate, was a member of the family. A heraldry report accompanies this item.
Hallmarked to the body for London 1771 Charles Wright. The makers mark first letter is rubbed. Hallmarked inside the lid rim with the lion passant.
In excellent condtion with light surface wear commensurate with age.
Approximate weight is 1.014 kilos, or 32.6 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions are 30 cm height, 21 cm handle to spout length and 12 cm depth.