A VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT**
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A VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT**

MARK OF WALTER MORISSE, LONDON, 1859

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A VICTORIAN SILVER TEAPOT**
Mark of Walter Morisse, London, 1859
Pyriform on an openwork rocaille foot, the body chased all over with chinoiserie figures drinking tea, making music and playing with a parrot against architecture and foliage, one side with vacant cartouche, the bird-head spout cast with scrolls, the foliate-clad handle with ivory insulators, the hinged cover chased as a Chinese parasol and surmounted by a chinoiserie figure holding a parasol, marked under base, cover, handle, and finial, the base also stamped with retailers LAMBERT & RAWLINGS COVENTRY ST LONDON
8in. (20.3cm.) high, 10½in. (26.7cm.) long over handle; 31oz. 10dwt. (989gr.) gross weight
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
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