• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5680

    Christie's Interiors

    9 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 306

    A GEORGE II ROCOCO SILVER KETTLE AND STAND

    MARK OF THOMAS PARR (II), LONDON, 1742

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II ROCOCO SILVER KETTLE AND STAND
    MARK OF THOMAS PARR (II), LONDON, 1742
    INVERTED PEAR SHAPE, CHASED WITH TRAILING FLOWERS, "C" SCROLLS & AN ARMORIAL CARTOUCHE ON EITHER SIDE, THE LEAF-CAPPED HANDLE WITH RAFFIA-BOUND GRIP, TERMINATING AT THE BODY IN MASKS, SHELLS AND SCROLLS, DOMED COVER WITH ARTICHOKE FINIAL, STAND WITH DETACHABLE SPIRIT LAMP, DECORATED WITH PIERCED APRONS OF MASKS AND FLORAL SWAGS, KETTLE, STAND AND LAMP RESPECTIVELY ENGRAVED WITH THEIR SCRATCH-WEIGHTS, 53-4, 20-15 AND 4-1, STAND AND LAMP EACH ENGRAVED WITH SMALL CREST OF BIRD ON PERCH
    12 IN. (31 CM.) HIGH
    77 OZ. (2387 GM.)


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