New York, Park Avenue
27 October 1992
A GEORGE III SILVER COFFEE POT AND STAND
LONDON, 1763, MAKER'S MARK OF WILLIAM SHAW II, THE STAND MAKER'S MARK OF RICHARD RUGG
Of baluster form, on spreading rim foot, with foliate scroll spout and wood scroll handle, the hinged domed cover with gadrooned rim and part-fluted urn finial, engraved on on side with a coat-of-arms and crest and on the other with a presentation inscription within a circular scroll cartouche, marked on body and cover--11 1/2in. (29cm.); the stand of shaped circular form, raised on three scroll feet, the scroll rim with shells at intervals, the center engraved with a presentation inscription within a similar circular cartouche, marked under base--7 1/4in. (18.3cm.) diam.
(gross weight 38 oz. 10 dwt.) (2)
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The inscription reads The Gift of the Owners of the Meredith, and Grosvenor, to Mr. John Iggulden as an Acknowledgement to him for his friendly Services; Anno Dom 1765.
The arms on the coffee pot are those of Iggulden.
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