• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 243

    A GEORGE I SILVER COFFEE-POT

    MARK OF WILLIAM FLEMING, LONDON, 1719

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    A GEORGE I SILVER COFFEE-POT
    MARK OF WILLIAM FLEMING, LONDON, 1719
    Tapering octagonal and with moulded borders, the faceted swan-neck spout with a half-baluster motif below, the domed cover with octagonal baluster finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked underneath and inside cover
    9 in. (24.1 cm.) high
    gross weight 29 oz. (901 gr.)
    The arms are those of Honywood impaling Jeaffreson.


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    Provenance

    Mrs Fay Plohn; Sotheby's, London, 16 July 1970, lot 53.
    The Hilmar Reksten Collection; Christie's, London, 22 May 1991, lot 113.