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Irish George II Silver Chocolate Pot

Auction:
2426
Lot:
12
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2426
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 03, 2008 4:00PM

Description:

Irish George II Silver Chocolate Pot, Dublin, c. 1759, lighthouse form, domed lid with volute thumbpiece, serpentine spout with hinged cover, fruitwood handle, monogrammed with a crest, ht. 8 5/8 in., approx. 22 troy oz.
Estimate $500-700

marks rubbed. lid finial fixed into place. handle with repaired split, and loss to scroll at end. some surface wear from age. no evidence of engraving removal/redo.

Keywords

Engraving, Volute

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