30 - 31 May 2012
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A GEORGE II SILVER TOY MINIATURE KETTLE AND STAND
MARK OF DAVID CLAYTON, LONDON, CIRCA 1720
The kettle globular with overhead part-turned wood handle, on conforming stand, marked under kettle and on cover with maker's mark and lion passant, the stand marked with lion passant only
3¼ in. (8.2 cm.) high
gross weight 2 oz. 2 dwt. (66 oz.)
Samuel Courtauld (1876-1947) by 1940 and by descent.
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P. A. S. Phillips, Silver Wrought by the Courtauld Family, London, 1940, p. 74, pl. XXXVIII.
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