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    Sale 5265

    Selected Silver & Russian Works of Art

    30 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    A 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN SILVER TEAPOT,

    MARK OF SAMUEL KIRK, BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1840,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN SILVER TEAPOT,
    MARK OF SAMUEL KIRK, BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1840,
    Marked "S.K", "11 oz." & "S.KIRK.", in the 18th century style, squat inverted pear shape, the spout terminating in eagle's head, pod finial, sides chased in relief with chinoiserie buildings & gardens, flowers, "C" scrolls & diaperwork, amoeba-like decoration to lower body, chased band of flowers around foot, wood handle, 7½ in. high (19 cm.), 23 oz.


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