Vintage Pewter Coffee Pot Domed Lid With Finial Potbelly Shaped Royal Holland Pewter Sleepy Hollow Restorations Reproduction
Description: Vintage pewter potbelly shaped teapot made by Royal Holland Pewter. The pot has a circular flat base with flared rounded sides rising to long constriction, which then flares slightly outwards ending in a plain rim. The pot has a gooseneck spout with flat surfaces (10 surfaces going around) and a plain and flared rim at the end. It also has an applied metal handle, which is colored in black. The pot has a hinged domed lid with a pointed finial having a black metal ring. The pot has a nice warm gray patina. This pot is made for the Sleepy Hollow Restoration Please see photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Mid to late 20th Century.
Origin: Holland the Netherlands.
Size: The pot is 7 1/4" high, 3" in diameter at the base, and is ~8" at its widest point including the handle and spout. The pot weighs about 1 3/4 pounds.
Maker: Royal Holland Pewter.
Marks: Stamped on the bottom in a circle surrounding a light house with the letters SHP under it the words "Royal Holland Pewter Made in Holland" and further surrounded by the words "Sleepy Hollow Restoration Reproduction" in a larger circle.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a nice vintage coffee pot with a beautiful classic design that is a reproduction of a 1700s teapot.
Condition: This pot is in very good condition. It has no breaks, cracks, or repairs. The hinge is intact and in excellent shape. It has considerable scratches throughout, some minor stains, as well as one minor and shallow ding, which can be seen in the first photo in the middle of the potbelly portion of the pot. However, these do not distract from it beauty and quality of the piece and it will display very well. Finally the finial is a bit tilted backwards, but we feel this maybe straightened. However, we are leaving this to the next owner. Because the piece is not perfect, we are selling it "AS IS" at a low price. This piece has a nice shape and look which makes it a great piece to display in your collection. Please view photos to appreciate the beauty, quality, and condition of the piece.
In Closing: This is a beautiful teapot of substantial construction. It weighs almost two pounds and is really solid and feels great in your hand. It has a wonderful classic shape.