• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5689

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 372

    A GEORGE III BALUSTER SILVER COFFEE POT

    MARK OF WILLIAM SHAW (II) AND WILLIAM PREIST, LONDON, 1760

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    A GEORGE III BALUSTER SILVER COFFEE POT
    MARK OF WILLIAM SHAW (II) AND WILLIAM PREIST, LONDON, 1760
    ENGRAVED WITH COAT-OF-ARMS IN ROCOCO CARTOUCHE, SCALLOPED SPOUT WITH BEADED RAT TAIL, SPIRALLY-FLUTED FINIAL -- 10¾ IN. (27.4 CM.) HIGH; 28 OZ. (868 GR.)
    THE ARMS ARE THOSE OF SPENCE OF BANKHAM QUARTERING KERRISON AND IMPALING FREDERICK FOR THE 1746 MARRIAGE OF LUKE SPENCE OF WEST MALLING, KENT TO HENRIETTA, 2ND DAUGHTER OF SIR CHARLES FREDERICK, KB, SURVEYOR GENERAL OF THE ORDNANCE


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