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Late Federal Period Silver Tea Pot

America 1830s

A handsome tea pot by Thomas J. Megear (b. 1809) who worked in Wilmington 1831-32 and Philadelphia 1833-1857. It is quite heavy for its size, 42.2 troy oz.. It has an engraved “G” in script on one side.

Price

SOLD

Condition

Excellent condition for its age. There are only a few very small dings and scratches. The maker's mark is partially unreadable.

Measurements

Height: 10.5"
Width/Length: 9.5"
Depth: 6.75"

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