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    Sale 12041

    Noble & Private Collections Part II

    27 April 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 471

    A SWISS SILVER TEAPOT

    MARK OF REHFUSS ET CIE., BERN, CIRCA 1820

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SWISS SILVER TEAPOT
    MARK OF REHFUSS ET CIE., BERN, CIRCA 1820
    Compressed ovoid on spreading foot, applied with a band of foliage, the cast spout rising from a ram's mask, hinged cover with cast lion finial, ebonised handle
    10 1/2 in. (26.5 cm.) long
    gross weight 28 oz. 13 dwt. (895 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED SWISS COLLECTION (LOTS 82-107, 301-317 & 461-493)