Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp (active partnership 1763-1788)

Teapot and stand London, 1785 Gold with wooden handle and bone knob 12.6 x 24.5 cm The teapot is engraved with the arms of William Beckford (1760-1844), the Gothic novelist, and those of his wife, Lady Margaret Gordon (1762-1786). His inheritance, at the age of nine from his father, Alderman Beckford, left him the richest … Read more