James Dixon and sons - Victorian teapot Sheffield - silver plated - England - 1850-1880

Description
James Dixon and sons - Victorian teapot Sheffield - silver plated - England - 1850-1880
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear - 893 g

An impressive Victorian tea pot, back-marked James Dixon and Sons, Sheffield. Silver-plated E.P.B.M. (electro - plated Brittania Metal) dating from post-1850, popular around the time of the Great Exhibition.
Bulbous, over-the-top, design with a mixture of repousse and surface-engraved design elements in the characteristic Victorian manner. The handle, spout, feet and lid knob are all cast and plated in an equally extravagant manner.
Condition; In very good condition, signs of ages, nonetheless this is a very nice characterful period piece.
Measure;.
Height; 16.3 cm.
Longest size; 27.4 cm.
Weight; 893 grams.
Will be carefully packed.

Lot details
Object
James Dixon and sons - Victorian teapot Sheffield
Material
silver plated
Estimated Period
1850-1880
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
Dimensions
163×163×274 mm
Weight
893 g
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