ENGLISH STERLING TEA KETTLE & STAND 1728 KING'S GOLDSMITH From our 45 year collection. A fine and rare 1728 British sterling silver tea kettle on matching stand, retaining the original, hallmarked burner. Charles Hatfield, one of the King's silversmiths.
Apprenticed to Joseph Barbutt, 1711 and then David Willaume, from 1715. William perhaps the greatest silversmith of the first half 18th century.
Goldsmith to King George when he crafted this kettle, from 1723 to 1739. Grimwade describes his work as "comparatively rare" and... Of a high standard (page 540). Please take special note of the brilliantly hand chased decoration, including female masks to center above shield, alternating with stylized owl? This 1728 British sterling kettle & stand 13 1/2 inches tall and the.Complete set weighs 87 1/2 standard ounces. The arms, beautifully engraved, done later, motto. Translates always loyal, for the Hunt family and many others. Hallmarked as shown, base of kettle and base of burner. Cover closes perfectly flush, original handle secure. The item "English Sterling Tea Kettle & Stand 1728 King's Goldsmith" is in sale since Monday, May 18, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.