10-06-2012 10-06-2012
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2615B Boston
October 6, 2012 10:00 AMCalender

Kettle on Stand

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2615B Location: Boston Date / Time: October 06, 2012 10:00AM


Kettle on Stand, London, 1750, John Swift, maker, kettle with rocaille engraving to body with heraldic shield to center, scrolled and wicker-wrapped handle joined by asymmetrical motif; stand with engraving to rim and pierced foliate arabesques on scrolled cabriole legs with splayed feet, ht. 12 1/2 in., approx. 59.6 troy oz.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Original burner also included with wick. Replaced finial, wicker wrapped handle deteriorating and coming off, possible replaced pins and chains to stand, possible repair to inner spout, no other visible repairs or dents.


London, John Swift