• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5920

    Christie's Interiors

    15 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 307

    AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER TEAPOT

    MARK OF HAMILTON AND CO., CALCUTTA, CIRCA 1845

    Price Realised  

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    AN INDIAN COLONIAL SILVER TEAPOT
    MARK OF HAMILTON AND CO., CALCUTTA, CIRCA 1845
    Of fluted melon form, with leaf-capped scalloped spout and domed, fluted cover capped by a flower finial, ivory insulators to scroll handle, the base decorated with lotus leaves and flowers
    6 1/8 in. (15.7 cm.) high
    35.5 oz. (1,100 gr.)


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