Decorative Arts Auction

December 06, 2017

LOT 124

Lot 124

Late Georgian Silver Chinoiserie Hexagonal Teapot, c.1815-20

Late Georgian Silver Chinoiserie Hexagonal Teapot, c.1815-20
Lot 124 Details
Late Georgian Silver Chinoiserie Hexagonal Teapot, c.1815-20

with angular scroll handle and spout, the sides and cover cast with matted-ground panels of figures, animals and birds in island landscapes with pagodas, bridges, boats, trees and blossoming prunus
height 5.1" — 13 cm.
27.1 oz. — 843 grams
incomplete marks, probably a duty dodger

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $7,200
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Contains material which may be subject to import/export regulation


Chain attaching cover to handle is gone; otherwise substantially in good condition; marked only with lion passant and leopard’s head crowned under the base, lion passant and part date letter on the flange of cover

LOT 124

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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