Double-walled with plain silver inner wall forming raised lip, gilded and engraved with foliate scroll. Description from britishmuseum.org. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Double-walled with plain silver inner wall forming raised lip, gilded and engraved with foliate scroll. Description from britishmuseum.org. I searched for this on bing.com/images

1813-1814 British Teapot (part of a set) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "The arms of Anne McDonnell, countess of Antrim, are engraved on each piece. The teapot is fashioned in the form of an ancient Greek or Roman oil lamp."

1813-1814 British Teapot (part of a set) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "The arms of Anne McDonnell, countess of Antrim, are engraved on each piece. The teapot is fashioned in the form of an ancient Greek or Roman oil lamp."

Hot milk pot, France, ca.1746-1749, Silver. "The lid's finial, which also serves as a thumbpiece for raising the lid, is in the form of a nightcap tassel, an allusion that would have been appropriate for hot milk, which was served with coffee in the morning." Met Museum

Hot milk pot, France, ca.1746-1749, Silver. "The lid's finial, which also serves as a thumbpiece for raising the lid, is in the form of a nightcap tassel, an allusion that would have been appropriate for hot milk, which was served with coffee in the morning." Met Museum

by Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot French, 1763-1850 gilded silver 1819

by Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot French, 1763-1850 gilded silver 1819

Table decoration in the form of a peacock, 1787. Hungarian, Munkács.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.63a, b) | This work is featured in our “Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection” exhibition on view through October 25, 2015 #HungarianTreasure

Table decoration in the form of a peacock, 1787. Hungarian, Munkács.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of The Salgo Trust for Education, New York, in memory of Nicolas M. Salgo, 2010 (2010.110.63a, b) | This work is featured in our “Hungarian Treasure: Silver from the Nicolas M. Salgo Collection” exhibition on view through October 25, 2015 #HungarianTreasure

Silver coffee pot and stand,1769s,  English, Boulton & Fothergill- Example of neo-classical design, known to Matthew Boulton's contemporaries as the "antique manner', it was based on ancient Roman and Greek architectural and decoratie forms and became fashionable from around the 1760's.

Silver coffee pot and stand,1769s, English, Boulton & Fothergill- Example of neo-classical design, known to Matthew Boulton's contemporaries as the "antique manner', it was based on ancient Roman and Greek architectural and decoratie forms and became fashionable from around the 1760's.

François Thomas Germain (French, 1726–1791, master 1748). Coffeepot, 1757. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1933 (33.165.1)

François Thomas Germain (French, 1726–1791, master 1748). Coffeepot, 1757. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Joseph Pulitzer Bequest, 1933 (33.165.1)

Candelabrum with Stand, 1838 Paul Storr (British, 1771–1844) Silver; H. 35 in. This imposing centerpiece meant for the middle of a table has two tiers for candles, the upper with three arms, the lower with three double-arms, creating nine lights overall. The candle light served to emphasize the figure of Poseidon, the Greek sea god known to the Romans as Neptune.

Candelabrum with Stand, 1838 Paul Storr (British, 1771–1844) Silver; H. 35 in. This imposing centerpiece meant for the middle of a table has two tiers for candles, the upper with three arms, the lower with three double-arms, creating nine lights overall. The candle light served to emphasize the figure of Poseidon, the Greek sea god known to the Romans as Neptune.

*Basket: John Edwards II (British, active 1723–ca. 1753) Date: 1731/32 Culture: British, London Medium: Silver

*Basket: John Edwards II (British, active 1723–ca. 1753) Date: 1731/32 Culture: British, London Medium: Silver

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