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A GEORGE II SILVER TEA KETTLE, STAND, LAMP AND STAND

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A GEORGE II SILVER TEA KETTLE, STAND, LAMP AND STAND
maker's mark of Gabriel Sleath, London, 1727

The shaped-circular stand on three leaf-capped scroll bracket feet and with moulded border, the openwork lamp stand with three scroll supports and with detachable wood ball feet and plain circular lamp and cover, the circular kettle with curved spout, part wicker covered swing handle and plain hinged cover with detachable part ivory finial, the stand and kettle similarly engraved with a band of masks, strapwork and stylised foliage on a matted and brickwork ground respectively, the stand and kettle each engraved with a coat-of-arms, the lamp stand with a crest, marked on kettle and cover, lamp stand, lamp and stand - 15in. (38cm.) high overall
gross 116ozs. (3,625grs.)

The arms are those of Twisleton with Boyton in pretence for John Twistleton Esq. (d.1757) and his wife Judith (1701-1779), daughter and co-heir of Boynton Boynton of Rawcliffe, Co. York
Provenance
With Percy Webster December 1947
Literature
Apollo, illustrated, December 1947

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