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    Sale 5911

    Christie's Interiors

    4 August 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 301

    A SILVER TEAPOT OF GEORGE I STYLE

    WITH CANCELLED MARKS, RE-MARKED BY THE LONDON ASSAY OFFICE, STERLING STANDARD, 2008, THE DOMED COVER STILL BEARING A LION'S HEAD ERASED

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    A SILVER TEAPOT OF GEORGE I STYLE
    WITH CANCELLED MARKS, RE-MARKED BY THE LONDON ASSAY OFFICE, STERLING STANDARD, 2008, THE DOMED COVER STILL BEARING A LION'S HEAD ERASED
    Pear-shaped on collet foot, one side engraved with contemporary baroque coat-of-arms, the other with later crest and motto scroll, wood scroll handle
    5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high
    15.75 oz. (488 gr.)
    The crest is that of Temple, baronets of Stowe, Buckinghamshire. The arms are those of Grenville impaling Temple.


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