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A George III silver-gilt tea-kettle, stand and lamp
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A George III silver-gilt tea-kettle, stand and lamp

MARK OF EDWARD FARRELL, LONDON, 1818

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A George III silver-gilt tea-kettle, stand and lamp
Mark of Edward Farrell, London, 1818
The kettle, spherical, cast and chased on one side with the family of Darius before Alexander, on the other with Tomyris being presented with the head of Cyrus, on a matted ground, the spout formed as a mythical beast, a vacant baroque cartouche below, the swing handle of two sea-serpents, the openwork base cast and chased with floral and fruiting vines with birds, shells and masks of Bacchus, on three sea-serpent monopodia and foliate feet, the support with a scroll and rocaille border with grotesque masks, with plain circular lamp and cover, marked on side of tea-kettle, side of stand, base and side of lamp, and lamp cover
16¼in. (41.5cm.) high
gross 162oz. (5,066gr.)
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
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