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    Sale 5362

    Christie's Interiors

    12 August 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 325

    A BLACK BASALT COMMEMORATIVE TEAPOT AND MILK JUG

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLACK BASALT COMMEMORATIVE TEAPOT AND MILK JUG
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    The teapot moulded to one side with the bust of Wellington being crowned with laurel by Britannia, the reverse inscribed 'India, Portugal & Spain Vittoria 21 June 1813', lion spout; the milk jug with shell panels depicting war trophies and 'Trafalgar' banner, the other side with an angel inscribing 'Nelson' on a plaque attended by Britannia
    Teapot 10½ in. (26.7 cm.) long (3)


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