• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 87

    A SWISS SILVER COFFEE POT

    MARK OF REHFUSS & CO., BERN, CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    A SWISS SILVER COFFEE POT
    MARK OF REHFUSS & CO., BERN, CIRCA 1830
    Baluster form on circular gadrooned foot, with a collar of berried foliage, stylized duck-head spout and bud finial rising from spreading palmettes, border of hinged cover and neck with conforming decoration, angled wood handle rising from a satyr mask and ending in a rosette join, marked on foot rim
    11 in. (28 cm.) high; 26 oz. 10 dwt. (834 oz.) gross weight


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 12 April 1995, lot 174.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE GERALD J. KOERNER TRUST