5 July 2005
A George I silver coffee-pot
Mark of Richard Bayley, London, 1718
Slightly tapering octagonal, on moulded base, with part-wood scroll handle, scroll spout and hinged domed octagonal cover with baluster finial, the base engraved with initials 'H* E*E', marked on side and cover
8½in. (21.5cm.) high
gross 19oz. (597gr.)
Possibly Matthew Higgins and then by descent to
Henry Higgins (+), late of 1 Upper Berkeley Street, W.; Christie's London, 3 July 1929, lot 95 (£280 to Freeman).
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