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Rare crested and armorial George II Scottish silver bullet teapot and salver Edinburgh 1737 Douglas Ged

Price £ 4,650

This rare armorial and crested George II Scottish silver bullet teapot and salver were made in Edinburgh in 1737 by Dougal Ged marked also by assay master Archibald Ure, the salver is 9 1/8 inches in dia and has a fancy cut border with flat chased engraving of fruits and flowers and foliage along with shell designs in cartouches amongst scrolling acanthus leaves and fleurs de lys and has a central crest of a rampant lion and stands on 3 cast and scrolled feet and is fully and clearly hallmarked to the centre, the teapot along has a large coat of arms to the front with the matching crest of the salver above and is beautifully engraved around the top and to the flush hinged lid with flowers and foliage, shells and scrolling acanthus leaves, acorn designs and quilting, the cast spout has an acanthus leaf and scroll design underneath and above the spout a raised shell whilst the stand away double scrolled handle has an acanthus leaf thumb piece and it stands on a stepped, round pedestal foot where it is fully and clearly hallmarked to the underside, a very pretty pot weighing 22.10 ounces or 689 grams and a salver weighing 12.85 ounces or 400 grams, a lovely teapot and matching salver of early Scottish silver.

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