London, South Kensington
14 June 2006
A 19TH CENTURY AMERICAN SILVER EWER,
MARK OF SAMUEL KIRK, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, CIRCA 1865,
Of slender, ovoid form with stippled ground, embossed with birds in flight amidst flowers, the lower body decorated with overlapping acanthus leaves, the angular handle terminating in a ram's head & chased with flowers & leafage, the pedestal foot similarly embossed with flowers, 16 in. high (41 cm.), 30 oz.
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