A George III silver tea pot
by Henry Chawner, London 1794
Of tapering rectangular form with lobed sides and flat front and back panels, domed cover with ivory baluster finial and lobed disc terminal, a wooden loop capped-handle, angular spout, body engraved with Ameda pattern, with a central shield cartouche, crested, raised on four globular feet, height 16.5cm, together with a George III silver five-bottle fitted miniature cruet stand, marks on base indistinct, possibly matched handle with maker's mark RP possibly Robert Piercy, London active circa 1763-1801, the stand of cinq-feuil form with pierced geometric gallery, with a square reserve, crested, the pierced scrolled central stem terminating with a scrolled handle, with a star-shaped divider, raised on five claw and ball feet, four of the five cut-glass bottles with round silver decanter labels, apparently unmarked, height 18cm, also including a pair of 20th century silver candlesticks, by Fordham & Faulkner, Sheffield 1910 in George II style, shaped detachable nozzles with curved rims, urn-shaped sconces, knopped baluster stems terminating on a double-stepped curved rectangular base, with engraved presentation inscription, height 24cm. (4)
- This lot contains or is made of ivory and in February 2014 the United States Government announced the intention to ban the import of any ivory into the USA.