Antique Silver George III Teapot made in 1782
A beautiful serpentine-shaped silver George III teapot. The teapot is engraved with flowers, bows and urns, and has a plain cartouche on both sides.
|Made By||Robert Hennell I|
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A beautiful serpentine-shaped antique silver George III teapot. The teapot is engraved with flowers, bows and urns, and has a plain cartouche on both sides.
The spout is straight with delicate engraving. The pot has a pineapple finial and wooden handle.
The firm Hennell Ltd is a long-lasting family business of silversmiths founded in 1725 by David Hennell (1712 – 1785).
His son Robert Hennell I (1741 – 1811) joined the company in partnership in 1763, and became sole owner of the business after his father’s retirement. He was soon joined by his son, Samuel Hennell (1778 – 1837), and his nephew Robert Hennell II.
After his apprenticeship with his uncle and the engraver John Houle, he gained his freedom in 1785 and started working mainly as an engraver. In 1808, he entered his first mark on his own, soon becoming one of the most prolific silversmiths of the Regency period.
The firm – based from 1817 at 3 Lancaster Court, Strand – specialised in domestic silver, salts, cruets, tea, and coffee sets often delicately engraved or finely pierced.
After Robert’s retirement in 1833, his sons took over the business. The firm is still running in London’s Bond Street with the name Frazer & Haws and Hennells.
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