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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 472

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER COFFEE-POT

    MAKER'S MARK O.P, PROBABLY ITALIAN, CIRCA 1730 

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER COFFEE-POT
    MAKER'S MARK O.P, PROBABLY ITALIAN, CIRCA 1730 
    Fluted pear-shaped and on spreading foot, the rim chased with foliage on a matted ground and applied with classical portrait busts, the hinged cover with foliage final, with carved wood handle
    13 in. ( 33 cm.) high
    gross weight 38 oz. 7 dwt. (1,193 gr.)


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    Provenance

    with Silvio Ferrara, Rome.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED SWISS COLLECTION (LOTS 82-107, 301-317 & 461-493)