• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5920

    Christie's Interiors

    15 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 175

    A GEORGE III BALUSTER SILVER COFFEE POT

    MARK OF DANIEL SMITH AND ROBERT SHARP, LONDON, 1775

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III BALUSTER SILVER COFFEE POT
    MARK OF DANIEL SMITH AND ROBERT SHARP, LONDON, 1775
    With gadroon borders, the scalloped spout with beaded rat-tail, urn finial to domed cover, one side engraved with contemporary initials below a martlet crest
    11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) high
    30 oz. (930 gr.)


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    Though the crest is shared by many families, the initials tie it down to the families of Carlife or Coffyn.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage