Antique Silver Coffee  Pot

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Antique Silver George III Coffee Pot made in 1762

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A splendid antique silver George III coffee pot of plain baluster form. The pot has a domed hinged cover with an urn finial, a rare green ivory shaped scroll handle and a shaped leaf-capped spout on a spreading circular base.

Date 1762
Made By William Cripps
Location London
Stock Number W7x6

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W7x6
Date:
1762
Maker: William Cripps
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Description

A splendid antique silver George III coffee pot of plain baluster form. The pot has a domed hinged cover with an urn finial, a rare green ivory shaped scroll handle and a shaped leaf-capped spout on a spreading circular base.

A family crest is engraved on one side.

Maker
William Cripps

William Cripps was a prominent and prolific manufacturing and retail silversmith based in London. After being apprenticed to the popular goldsmith and banker William Daume, he was set free in 1738. Five years later, he submitted his first mark as a largeworker in Compton Street, Soho. In 1746, he moved his premises to St. James’s Street, where he remained until his death.

Cripps specialised in fine tableware pieces and became a “versatile exponent of the rococo style” (Arthur G. Grimwade, London Goldsmiths 1697-1837, 1990). Nowadays his sets of dishes, candlesticks and drinking vessels in the Rococo style are sought after in auction by collectors, and some of his pieces can be seen at the Victoria and Albert museum in London.

Cripps died in 1766 and, as it appears from his will, he did not have a wife nor children. His business was continued first by George Coyte and later by Mark Cripps, possibly William’s cousin.

Delivery Details

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Some countries levy import duties and local taxes. Payment of these is the purchaser’s responsibility and beyond the control of William Walter Antiques Ltd. When the container has reached the destination country, a customs representative will contact you for payment prior to delivery.

Import restrictions are applicable to some destinations, especially the import of products containing materials such as ivory and tortoiseshell. We cannot accept orders requiring shipment to any countries which implement such controls.

All items are checked and photographed prior to packaging, and we aim to dispatch 1-3 days after receiving cleared payment.

Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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