Fluted George IV silver teapot

Fluted George IV silver teapot


Beautiful antique silver teapot, made in the first year of the reign of King George IV. The body of the silver teapot is a compressed fluted melon form and rests on a fluted and shaped circular base.

While the fluting extends to the graceful spout, which pours perfectly, the raised cover is surmounted by a detachable finial in the form of a flowerhead. The handle is carved from fruitwood, probably pear or apple, and is affixed with acanthus leaf and floral medallion silver mounts.

A silver teapot pours like no other and sterling silver is the perfect material for fashioning teapots:

· No other material can be fashioned into such elegant and detailed forms, reflect light as beautifully, and a perfectly formed silver teapot spout will never drip.

· Second only to diamonds, silver has the highest thermal conductivity of any material, meaning that tea leaves can be brewed at a higher temperature than in any other teapot, allowing the tea leaves to fully release their flavours.

· That same high thermal conductivity means a silver teapot will retain heat and keep tea hot for much longer.

· Unlike porcelain and ceramic teapots, silver is sturdy and long-lasting, does not shatter and the occasional dent can be debruised.


Height 130 mm / 5 "
Width 280 mm / 11 "
Weight 624 g (20.06 troy ozs)