Hand Chased, Figural, Antique Sterling Silver Large Tilting Teapot On Stand With Burner. The Entire Body Of The Pot, As Well As The Stand Are Thoroughly Hand Chased With Scroll & Floral Decoration. One Side With 3 Hand Chased Cherubs, The Other Side Is Crested As Shown In The Pictures With The Motto "BE READY" Beneath.
Made By William Clarke Shaw, Edinburgh 1853. All Pieces And Parts Are Hallmarked With The Same Hallmarks. The Set Is Complete With The Chains & Pins.
The Crest & Motto Is That Of Baron Lawrence, of the Punjab and of Grateley in the County of Southampton. It was a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, created for Sir John Lawrence, 1st Baronet, the former Viceroy of India.
The kettle stands 15.25" high, and weighs 2,154 grams = 69.25 troy oz = 76 regular ounces.
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