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English Regency Silver-plated Hot Water Kettle

Auction:
2538B
Lot:
122
Sold for:
$356$300

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2538B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 06, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

English Regency Silver-plated Hot Water Kettle, c. 1825-40, oval domed lid with ball finial, on urn-form vessel with fluted corners, engraved band of flowers and geometric devices, lion mask pendant handles, trumpet foot on rectangular base with banded hemispherical feet, the front with shaped cartouche engraved with the initials "GP.," interior cannister with iron heater, (imperfections), ht. 20 1/4 in.

Provenance: Descended in the Putnam-Lowell-Sturgis families, Massachusetts.

Note: George Putnam (1807-1878), was a graduate of Harvard, and became master of the Duxbury (Massachusetts) Academy. In 1831 he married Elizabeth Ann Ware, daughter of the Rev. Henry Ware, Sr., and upon graduating from the Divinity School he became minister of the First Church (Unitarian) at Roxbury, Massachusetts, from 1830 until his death in 1878.
Estimate $200-300

solder repairs around cover rim.

Keywords

Massachusetts, George Putnam, Elizabeth Ann Ware, Henry Ware , Sr., First Church, Roxbury, Divinity School, minister, Duxbury, Massachusetts, New England, Putnam

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