London, South Kensington
11 June 2003
A Continental Silver Coffee Pot
Marked with pseudo French mark, possibly late 19th century
the pear shaped pot supported on three pad feet, decorated with portrait medallions, connected by ribbon swags, with a ebonised wood handle and a domed cover, marked under base - 24.2cm. (9½in.) high, 21oz. (655gr.) gross.
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