Dating from the late nineteenth century, this gorgeous English teapot was made by James Dixon & Sons.
Extract from Wikipedia:
J Dixon & Sons (James Dixon & Sons), founded in 1806 in Sheffield, was one of the major British manufacturers of the Industrial Revolution. They were manufacturers of pewterware, electroplated Britannia metal, silverware and electroplated nickel silver. Their products included hundreds of items for use in the kitchen (e.g. bowls, cutting tools) and the dining room (e.g. tea services, cocktail shakers and mixers) as well as items such as candlesticks. They were a world leader in manufacturing shooting accessories through the nineteenth century and exported powder flasks in large quantities to America, They were known as whistle makers, which like most of their products were of outstanding quality; they were one of the 4 great whistle makers, the others being W Dowler & Sons, J Stevens & Son & T Yates.
Condition and patina consistent with age.
Approx. overall 6¼" high x 9¾" wide with handle x 5"
Approx. overall 16cm high x 25cm wide with handle x 13cm