• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5976

    Christie's Interiors

    6 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 124

    A GEORGE IV/WILLIAM IV MATCHED SILVER THREE PIECE TEA SET

    MARK OF ROBERT HENNELL (II), LONDON, 1826/30/31

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE IV/WILLIAM IV MATCHED SILVER THREE PIECE TEA SET
    MARK OF ROBERT HENNELL (II), LONDON, 1826/30/31
    Squat circular with gadroon borders and leaf-capped scroll handles, on four palmette and scroll bracket feet, gilt interiors to sugar bowl and cream jug, teapot with flower finial, ivory insulators and engraved with crest of a serpent entwined around three swords
    teapot 5½ in. (14 cm.) high
    44.5 oz. (1,380 gr.) (3)


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