Antique Silver George II Coffee Pot made in 1754


A fine George II sterling silver coffee, of a plain and gentle baluster shape onto a spreading foot.

Date 1754
Made By William Shaw & William Priest
Location London
Stock Number W23x1
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Maker: William Shaw & William Priest

A fine George II sterling silver coffee, of a plain and gentle baluster shape onto a spreading foot.

The pot has a finely cast and chased swan neck spout and a knopped finial.

The underneath still bears the  maker’s scratch weight of 25 troy oz 6 dwt , excluding  handle.  The coffee pot is in good condition throughout.

The pot is made in 1754 by William Shaw and William Priest of London .

Dimensions, height 24.75 cm.

Weight, 26 troy oz.

William Shaw & William Priest

William Shaw II, apprenticed to John Swift 1736, free 1748. First mark entered as large worker 1749. Second and third marks, in partnership with William Priest, 1749 and 1759.

William Priest (or Preist), apprenticed to Richard Gurney 1740, free 1749. First and second marks entered as large worker in partnership with William Shaw in 1749 and 1759. Third mark with his brother James Priest in 1764; they worked together until 1773.

The Shaw & Priest partnership specialised in making good quality hollowware coffee pots, tankards and some salvers.

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