Georgian Style Sterling Silver Coffee Pot 1927
James Robinson, 721 Fifth Avenue, New York.
James Robinson founded his company in 1912 at 402 Madison Avenue, New York. After the war he relocated to 721 Fifth Avenue, New York. He specialised in silver & antique Chinese porcelains. This silver coffee pot that we have for sale was sold from these New york premises, after all these years has ended back in the UK were it was made. Today the company of James Robinson is still active in New York, but the old address of 721 Fifth Avenue has now become Trump Tower
Antique silver coffee pot by Charles Stuart Harris & Sons Ltd 1927.
Beautiful piece of English silver made by Harris & sons Ltd. In the style of a Georgian coffee pot, this attractive made piece shouts quality. Bulbous formed body without monograms & crests, sat on a raised pedestal gadrooned base. The lid is also gadrooned to finalise the design. The lid is circular in form with domed centre & ornate finial. Swan neck styled handle with thumb rest seated in ornate ferrules adjoining the body. The coffee pot spout has decorative features to bind the design. Assay marks are located to the top side of the body & inner leaf of the coffee pot lid.
The base is marked James Robinson, 721 Fifth Avenue, New York.
Good gauge of silver with classic detail. Lid is without play, hinge and rebate seating good. Coffee pot sits flat & level. Handle tight in ferrules with retaining pins secure. Free from dents & deep scratches. Surface marks representative of age. Body marks rubbed, makers mark rubbed, faint C S showing, passant, year & assay office rubbed severely, but identifiable. Marks to lid clear, base inscription clear.
Attractive piece of English antique silver with Provenance.