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    Sale 5901

    Christie's Interiors

    3 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 426

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER COFFEE POT

    MARK OF JAMES GILSLAND, EDINBURGH, 1769

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER COFFEE POT
    MARK OF JAMES GILSLAND, EDINBURGH, 1769
    Engraved with crest, of baluster form with leaf capped spout, stylised fruit finial and stained wood handle, the body chased with eagle, "C" scrolls and foliage
    9½in. (24 cm.) high
    gross weight 28.5 oz.


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    Provenance

    A wedding gift from Lord and Lady Weir, 15 July 1952.
    12 Albion Mews, Bayswater, W6, 1952-1956.
    Fort Belvedere, Runnymede, Surrey, 1956-1976.
    Virginia Water Cottage, Windsor Great Park, Berkshire.