London, South Kensington
28 May 2002
A George II Irish Silver Coffee Pot
MAKER'S MARK OBLITERATED, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1750
the tapering circular section body with a carved wood handle, the hinged cover with a baluster finial, overall later decorated with foliate scroll and flower motifs, centring cartouches, one engraved with a crest, the bottom engraved with the scratchweight 27=4½ - 23.5cm. (9¼in.) high, 27oz gross.
See Illustration page 42
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The crest is apparently that of Sadleir.
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