Description

    A Hunt & Roskell Victorian Partial Gilt Silver Teapot and Sugar, London, England, circa 1875
    Marks to sugar: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), (u) (crown- JH&RR); HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER, 6874
    Marks to teapot: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), (k), (crown-ISH), HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER, 3426
    7-1/8 inches high (18.1 cm) (teapot)
    37.00 troy ounces

    The two vessels each of squat baluster form, toupie finial to teapot, simple curved thumbrests to c-scrolled handles, gold wash to interior of sugar, each with conforming foliage engraving and family crests to front, heraldic bird to reverse cartouches, below to standards engraved ASPIRO, teapot raised on four short scrolled feet.


    Condition Report*:

    Pin dent to sugar and light nicking to rim; light pin denting, waviness, and nicking to lower body of teapot, otherwise with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    18th Tuesday
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