1883 F.B Rogers Silver Hollowware Antique Tea Pot 2391

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  • Item Category: Metals
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Oct 07, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

You are bidding on a rather nifty find from my grandmother's attic. This is a silver plate hollowware teapot by F.B. Rogers Silver Co in pattern number 2391. The teapot stands about 10 inches tall, and is a little over 9 inches wide from spout to handle. The base is 3 inches in diameter, and the pot itself is about 5 inches in diameter at its widest point.

The base , as mentioned above, is 3 inches in diameter and has four ornate feet branching out. Each foot has a detailed flower and leaf motif. On the bottom of the base is the maker's mark, reading as follows: Trade Mark (with a crown between the two words) 18 to the left of the crown and 83 to the right; F.B. Rogers Silver Co.; and 2391 on the last line. I've tried three times to take a picture of the bottom, and my camera is just not doing it right. If I manage to get a decent one, I'll add it on.

The body has a bottom piece and a top piece that are joined by a decorative seam running around the middle. The spout is slightly curved up and about 5 inches long. The bottom of the spout has wavy ornate lines and repeats the flowers from the feet on the base. The handle is elegantly curved, about 6 inches long and looks like half of a heart. T is a flower at the top of the handle.

The lid is hinged on the handle side and opens and closes freely. The lid opens far enough to rest on the handle and stay op
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