A George III York silver teapot. Cylindrical body with embossed foliate and scroll detail. Ebonised thumb moulded handle with domed lid and oval knop. The body is raised on a stepped base sitting on four orb feet. The crest to the main body is that of the Baines family of York.
Hallmarked for York 1812 by Robert Cattle & James Barber.Please note that the York town mark does not appear for the 1812 year cycle (as per Jacksons Hallmarks).
In excellent condition with moderate surface wear commensurate with age. A little play in the hinge and holes to the underside of the orb feet.
Approximate weight is 705 grams or 22.6 troy ounces.