30 - 31 March 2004
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AN AMERICAN SILVER WATER PITCHER,
MARK OF S. KIRK & SON, BALTIMORE, CIRCA 1855,
the body chased overall with floral repoussé, the twisted handle with applied leaves and vines, the base inscribed, "Bishop Mackay-Smith in memory of John Cropper, 7th December 1906"; marked under base
7¾in. (19.5cm.) high; 30oz.
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