An outstanding sterling silver Aesthetic Style coffee pot

An outstanding sterling silver Aesthetic Style coffee pot
London 1880 by E. C. Brown

The round body standing on a smooth base and showing a subtle engraving depicting flowers and birds.
The body tied up by a circular moulding, the shoulder with geometric engraving which is repeated on the domed lid. The lid with baluster shaped and engraved knob. The handle as well as the spout in the shape of a bamboo branch, the handle fixed by two heat stoppers to the body. The front bears an engraved family crest depicting a running hare with the latin motto “SPES VINCIT THRONUM” (engl. “hope conquers (overcomes) the throne”) and a contemporar monogram “WEW” to the back.

This extraordinary Aesthetic Style solid sterling silver coffee pot is of a brilliant quality and a good gauge of silver. It is in wonderful presentation condition and shows no damages or repairs. The masterful engraving combines influences of japanese and mauretanian art with the budding Arts and Crafts Style.

23 cm / 9.05″ length, 12.3 cm / 4.84″ diameter, 26.4 cm / 10.39″ tall; 719.8 g / 25.3 oz