Vintage 7¾ Sterling Silver Tea Pot by George Nathan and Ridley Hayes Co. This is a 7¾ tall sterling silver or 925 purity silver tea pot made by George Nathan & Ridley Hayes Co. A well known company for Arts & Crafts interpretations of early English silver. The pot measures 7¾ tall and 6½ wide from handle to spout. The handle is made out of wood.The finial is unique; slanted toward back to the wood handle. The teapot is beautiful engraved with flowers, scrolls and leaves. The pot is hallmarked on the side with the lion passant for sterling silver or 925 of purity silver. On English silver, the lion passant (walking lion) is the symbol for sterling silver (925 purity silver). The marks consist of lion passant for sterling silver, a makers mark NH for Nathan & Hayes.
A shield for the city and the date letter C for 1897 or later. George Nathan and Ridley Hays entered their hallmark on their silver pieces in 1897. The company traded under the name of Nathan and Hayes.
After 1912 Hayes is not listed and either he must be presumed to have died or Nathan bought out the company. The company was absorbed by S Blanckensee & Sons Ltd later in the 20. This tea pot is in very great to excellent condition for its age!It has no nick, no chip and no repair at all. The total weigh is 10.4 ounces or 323.9 grams. It had been tested and guaranteed coin silver purity.
This sterling silver pot will make an excellent addition to your collection. This sterling silver pot will make a great gift idea for any occasion. Any glares showing in the photos are from the Camera Flash, not fading to the item. Comes from a 100% Smoke-Free Environment!If you are out of the. We use packing materials, bubble wraps and foams to pack the items. The item "Vintage 7¾ Sterling Silver Tea Pot/Coffee Pot George Nathan & Ridley Hayes. 925" is in sale since Saturday, March 26, 2011. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
925)\Tea/Coffee Pots & Sets". The seller is "rosagd04" and is located in Hillsboro, Oregon.
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