KIRK SILVER TEAPOT c1830 DESCENDED ALEXANDER HAMILTON A historically important c1830 Samuel Kirk silver (917 pure) hand decorated teapot. Descended in the family of Alexander Hamilton. It displays crest for the lairds of Grange, Ayshire who were the ancestors of Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton was one of our founding fathers, signatory of the United States Constitution, America's first Secretary of State, founded our financial system and America's Coast Guard. The teapot likely passed to Alexander Hamilton Jr. who distinguished himself as a U. S. attorney and real estate developer. In squat inverted pear shape with rolling wave to rim. Center hand raised shell and flower framed shields, one with coat of arms. The center domed cover retains the original satin surface pomegranate finial, also retains the hand cut fastener below. Satin chased turned leaf cap spout with leaf frame. Rolled and chased leaf crown shape C-scroll handle. This c1830 Kirk silver Alexander Hamilton teapot is 9 1/2 inches handle to spout and it weighs a touch over 35 standard ounces. In very fine condition. Interior clean as if little used. Rich silver patina, and it retains original detail. Sells world wide. Applicable sales tax.
SaleClic specifics for: Samuel Kirk Silver Teapot c1830 Alexander Hamilton Seller: supershrink Reviews: 11880 Positive Feedback: 99.5% Location: Supply, North Carolina Ships to: US Item: 372738974379 Age: 1800-1849 Pattern: Neoclassical Type: tea set teapot Brand: Samuel Kirk