11 June 2002,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,410
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,800
A GEORGE III SILVER COFFEE POT
MARK OF BENJAMIN GIGNAC, 1764
the pear-shaped body raised on a spreading foot, with an ebonised handle, the hinged lid with a wrythen finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms - 27cm (10 5/8in), 30.5oz gross.
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The arms are those of Goodall of Earlstonham, co. Suffolk, impaled by another.
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