DescriptionAN AMERICAN SILVER COFFEE POT
George W. Riggs, Washington D.C., circa 1800
Marks: RIGGS, (eagle head)
9-3/4 x 12-3/8 x 4-1/4 inches (24.8 x 31.4 x 10.8 cm)
42 ounces (gross)
The oblong bodied teapot on rectangular stepped pedestal foot, shaped shoulder with inset gadrooned borders, hinged lid with cast finial and steam hole, squared S-handle with reeded edge and wood insulators secured with silver pins, flat sided S-spout with perforated strainer and applied disk at terminal, engraved with erased rampant lion over E.E. De Armond 1800.
Sold to benefit the St. John's the Evangelist Church Homeless Shelter, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
fine surface scratches
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