Georgian, George IV, Old Sheffield Plate Coffee Biggin, circa 1820. Of squat baluster form with a gadrooned rim and a domed cover with fluted finial and composition handle. The body is entirely plain with no inscriptions or chasing. One side features a rubbed in silver circle to allow a crest or monogram. Raised on a circular foot.
In good condition with moderate surface wear commensurate with age. Areas of copper blled and some clouding to the silver finish. Solder traces to the underside of the foot rim, around the sput and at the rear of the cover, near the hinge area. The item has not been replated and is in original condition with its silver sheet intact.
Approximate weight is 691 grams.
Approximate dimensions are 20 cm height, 21 cm length and 12 cm depth.