19 December 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,880
GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A GEORGE II SILVER KETTLE ON STAND
WILLIAM SHAW & WILLIAM PRIEST, 1752
The stand on three scroll feet with central lamp, the globular kettle decorated with scrolls, foliate and cartouches, one engraved with a crest the other with a coat-of-arms, leaf-capped spout, hinged domed cover similar decorated and with large flower finial, overhead raffia covered swing handle, with leather topped wooden base - 36.5 cm, 68 oz.
See Illustration page 27
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