23 May 2007
AN UNUSUAL AMERICAN SILVER WARWICK CRUET*
MARK OF CHARTERS, CANN & DUNN, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1850, RETAILED BY BALL, BLACK & CO.
In George III taste; the cinquefoil base on four scroll legs with shell terminals, the gadrooned frame supporting a cylindrical mustard pot, and two baluster-form casters, each chased with spiral fluting and beading, the applied rococo cartouche engraved with a coat-of-arms, crest, motto and monogram G.W.M, the pot and casters engraved with a crest, with two silver bottle caps, the central standard with shell-clad ring finial, marked under base
10½ in. high; 52 oz.
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