English sterling silver coffee pot, pear shaped form with hinged beaded top having a pineapple finial, bird's neck spout, and round beaded foot ring; light wood C scroll handle. Hammered/raised construction. Marked on exterior side IS (possibly Joseph Sanders), London, 1781-1782, additionally marked with lion passant on lid. 13" H. 28.345 oz troy. CONDITION: Handle bleached, with losses to top volute where finial has hit it when lid is opened. Lid not marked, but appears old with no restorations except a likely replaced finial. Body with some minor light scratches and a 1/4" dent to belly.
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