A George II Silver Coffee Pot, London 1729 by Edward Vincent
An early George II silver coffee pot. Of plain tapering form, with a raised, stepped lid topped with an acorn finial. Cast octagonal swan-neck spout, and a carved wooden handle set in scrolling mounts, all standing on a stepped based. Engraved to one side with the coat-of-arms.
Hallmarked underneath for London 1729 by Edward Vincent. Scratch weight 22'19'' to the base.
This is a very attractive early George II coffee pot in very fine condition, with no holes, erasures or repairs. The original handle is firm, the hinge is in good condition and the lid sits flush with the body. Stands true. The hallmarks are clear. Excellent gauge and patina.
Height: 22 cm or 8 ¾ “
Length, spout to handle: 19 ½ cm or 7 ¾ “
Diameter of base: 10 ½ cm or 4 ¼ “
Weight (inc. handle): 720g or 25.4 oz