A GEORGE II SILVER KETTLE-ON-STAND
Marked William Cripps, London, 1755
The body elaborately chased with foliage and rocaille, the swing handle formed with two Chinese figures, the scroll spout with a figural mask join, the flat hinged cover with floral and leaf finial, the stand with floral openwork on three feet with shell supports and dog masks at knees, marked on burner and base of kettle, the stand with lion passant only.
16in. (40.6cm.) high; gross weight 84oz.