Georgian Style Sterling Silver Coffee Pot 1938
Georgian style sterling silver coffee pot by James Dixon & Sons Ltd 1938
Heavy gauge & beautifully made sterling silver coffee pot. Circular raised domed lid with bell shaped finial, external hinge set to the top ferrule. Swan style composite handle finished in a dark oak colour, raised thumb rest to top of handle. Scrolled ferrules connecting handle to body. Birds head spout with scroll form. Tapered cylindrical body with stepped raised circular foot. Assayed to the upper body with four hallmarks, makers mark of James Dixon, date make, lion passant & say office make of Sheffield.
Quality & style that exhumes from this coffee pot. Assay marks are slightly rubbed with all being legible, engraved initials are crisp & clear. Virtually no play in hinge with lid seating well in rebate. Handle secure in ferrules with retaining pins secure. Coffee pot is free from dents & scratches, surface marks representative of age, base sits flat & level