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    Sale 5909

    Christie's Interiors

    21 July 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 264

    A GEORGE IV SCOTTISH SWING-HANDLED SILVER TEA KETTLE

    MARK OF ELDER AND CO, EDINBURGH, 1833, ALSO STRUCK WITH WORKMAN'S (?) MARK "AM" IN OLD ENGLISH SCRIPT

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV SCOTTISH SWING-HANDLED SILVER TEA KETTLE
    MARK OF ELDER AND CO, EDINBURGH, 1833, ALSO STRUCK WITH WORKMAN'S (?) MARK "AM" IN OLD ENGLISH SCRIPT
    On three acanthus-scroll supports, the sides profusely chased with rococo scrolls and flowers centred by cartouches, one engraved BF, ivory insulators, leaf-chased fluted spout
    11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high to top of handle
    46 oz. (1,426 gr.)


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