18 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 11,250
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A Silver Tea Kettle and Stand
Meiji period (late 19th century), stamped on base of kettle Arthur & Bond Yokohama. Sterling
The kettle cast in high relief with entwined dragons and flames on a stippled ground, one dragon head forming the spout and two further slender entwined dragons forming the handle, which is cast in two sections; the separate stand cast with three lappet-shaped feet and fitted with a silver burner
13 3/8in. (34cm.) high overall (2)
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