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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 178

    A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT ON STAND, TEA CADDY AND SPOON TRAY

    VARIOUS MAKERS, LONDON, 1765-1780

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    A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT ON STAND, TEA CADDY AND SPOON TRAY
    VARIOUS MAKERS, LONDON, 1765-1780
    The teapot and stand 1779-80, the teapot maker's mark overstruck, the stand William Skeen, rectangular with canted corners and bright-cut, with engraved monogram, with wood handle and pineapple finial; the plain oval tea caddy, John Denziloe, 1784; the spoon tray, William Plummer, 1765, pierced hourglass form, wooden base, the field later engraved SW, marked under bases and covers, the spoon tray marked on side
    The teapot 10¾in. (27.5 cm.) long; 32 oz. 10 dwt. (1,016 gr.) weighable silver (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION