Georgian, George III, large and ornate silver teapot, standing on four ball feet. The body and lid are both part fluted, whilst the knop is fully fluted. The handle is reeded and capped with acanthus detail. The spout features acanthus capping to the underside and foliate detail above. The top border to the teapot is gadrooned, with shell and scroll detail.
Condition is excellent, with no dents, creases, or splits. Light surface wear commensurate with age.
Hallmarked for London 1817 by William Eaton. The hallmarks to the body are rubbed. The teapot is further hallmarked to the inside of the lid with the year letter and lion passant. The handle is hallmarked with the lion passant and the King's head duty mark.
Approximate weight is 803 grams or 25.8 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions are 30 cm length, 17 cm height and 14 cm width.