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    Sale 5366

    Christie's Interiors- Style & Spirit

    23 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    A GEORGE II ROCOCO SILVER COFFEE POT

    MARK OF BENJAMIN GODFREY, LONDON, 1740

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II ROCOCO SILVER COFFEE POT
    MARK OF BENJAMIN GODFREY, LONDON, 1740
    Of heavy gauge, the baluster body applied and chased with rococo cartouches, shells and foliage, the naturalistic spout terminating in a duck's head with a bearded mask below, a further mask situated below the upper junction of the ivory handle, the foot chased with rococo scrollwork, cover with artichoke finial, base inscribed with scratch-weight 40 = 12
    9¾ in. (24.5 cm.) high
    gross weight 40.25 oz. (1249 gr.)


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