• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 55

    A GEORGE III SILVER CHOCOLATE-POT

    MARK OF WILLIAM FOUNTAIN, LONDON, 1801

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    A GEORGE III SILVER CHOCOLATE-POT
    MARK OF WILLIAM FOUNTAIN, LONDON, 1801
    Barrel shaped, the detachable domed cover with detachable ball finial, with carved wood handle, engraved with the Royal arms with a label for difference within the Garter motto and with Royal duke's coronet above, the cover engraved with the Royal crest within the Garter motto and below a Royal duke's coronet, marked underneath and on cover bezel
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high
    gross weight 20 oz. (627 gr.)
    The Royal arms are for the Prince William, Duke of Clarence (1765-1837), later King William IV.


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    Please note that the catalogue description for this lot should read:
    A GEORGE III SILVER CHOCOLATE-POT
    MARK OF WILLIAM FOUNTAIN, LONDON, 1801
    Barrel shaped, the detachable domed cover with detachable ball finial, with carved wood handle, engraved with the Royal arms with a label for difference within the Garter motto and with Royal duke's coronet above, the cover engraved with the Royal crest within the Garter motto and below a Royal duke's coronet, marked underneath and on cover bezel
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high
    gross weight 20 oz. (627 gr.)
    The Royal arms are for the Prince William, Duke of Clarence (1765-1837), later King William IV.

    As described in the printed catalogue but not online. The description online of the Hong Kong bowl, salver and cigarette case is for lot 273.