• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5964

    Christie's Interiors

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 441

    A GEORGE III BALUSTER SILVER COFFEE POT

    MARK OF WILLIAM GRUNDY, LONDON, 1766

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III BALUSTER SILVER COFFEE POT
    MARK OF WILLIAM GRUNDY, LONDON, 1766
    Spirally fluted and chased with trailing foliage, beaded rat-tail along spout, engraved with rococo armorial & crest of an upright arm issuing from a fence, holding a baton aloft, the later Victorian silver handle, with ivory insulators, sympathetically chased to match
    12 in. high (31 cm.)
    30 oz. (930 gm.)


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