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George II Silver Coffeepot

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
608
Sold for:
$1,185$1,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

George II Silver Coffeepot, London, c. 1740s, Edward Feline, maker, lighthouse form, with rounded base and spreading foot, spout cast with acanthus, with fruitwood handle, ht. 9 1/8 in., approx. 22 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

lacking date letter. body marked with lion passant and leopard's head to upper edge, base with maker's mark. interior of lid with lion passant and maker's mark. handle with repaired break, and ground chip. light pinpoints throughout body. one side with possible restored dent. overall age wear.

Keywords

London, head, Acanthus, Dent, Leopard, Lions

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