• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5680

    Christie's Interiors

    9 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 294

    A SILVER KETTLE-ON-STAND IN THE GEORGIAN STYLE

    MARK OF CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON, 1919

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    A SILVER KETTLE-ON-STAND IN THE GEORGIAN STYLE
    MARK OF CHARLES STUART HARRIS, LONDON, 1919
    Part-fluted oblong with gadroon borders and engraved with coat-of-arms on one side, stand with four claw feet each terminating in an acanthus leaf, plated spirit burner; also a Victorian silver tankard in the late 17th century style, front engraved with inscription from the Parishioners of Bengeo, associated ebonised plinth
    kettle-on-stand, 12¼ in. (31 cm.) high
    70 oz. (2,170 gr.)
    The arms on the kettle are almost certainly that of a WWI general who was made a Knight Commander or a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath and was granted this coat of arms somewhere about 1918. (2)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the tankard in this lot is Edwardian, London, 1903.