London, South Kensington
5 March 2002
AN EARLY GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER TEAPOT
MARK OF GILLSAND & KERR, EDINBURGH, 1765
of plain cylindrical drum form, the lid with flush hinge and engraved with four sections of floral decoration, the plain 'C'-form handle with ivory insulators, the lid with ivory disc finial (old damage), one side engraved with a crest and motto, 11.5cm (4½in) high, 21oz.
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The motto is for Gordon, (Earl's coronet over).
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