9 October 2002
A SILVER ARCHITECTURAL WATER EWER
Mark of Samuel Kirk, Baltimore, 1830-1846
Baluster on a circular foot, the body and foot chased overall with exotic foliage centering Chinese architecture on both sides, centering a crested cartouche at front, with angular ram's head handle and helmet-form spout, marked on foot.
16½in. (41.5cm.) high; 47oz.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Behind the scenes with Christie’s specialists and the remarkable artworks and objects they come into contact with
Specialist Aisi Wang guides us through the life and art of one of the finest Japanese artists of the 20th century