DescriptionA Michael and Maureen Banner Great Horned Silver Teapot with Macassar Ebony Tray, Monterey, Massachusetts, circa 1999
Marks: STERLING, HANDWROUGHT, BANNER, 99
9-3/4 inches high (24.8 cm) (teapot)
55.50 troy ounces (gross)
The multi-faceted teapot with two upswept handles nearly meeting at apex, deeply flanged lid with horn-form finial, low-set horn-form spout, raised on a lozenge-form Macassar ebony tray with four exaggerated splayed feet, each topped with a bezel set black cabochon hardstone.
Wooden tray is in need of oiling, the tray does not sit flush, light waviness to spout to teapot inherent to manufacturing. Light surface scratches to the silver elements indicative of age and polishing, presents well.
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