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George III Sterling Chinoiserie Coffee Pot by John Swift

English (London), 1765. A sterling silver baluster coffee pot by John Swift, the whole with repoussé and chased Rococo motifs including Chinese figures, pagodas and birds, on a slight domed foot, having a wooden handle. With full hallmarks to underside, maker & standard marks to lid, and heraldic engraving of a double-headed eagle; ht. 12.75 in., total wt. 39.92ozt (1241.5g) (including handle).

Provenance:Property from the collection of Dr. Helmut Liedloff, Carbondale, Illinois

Condition:

Several minor dents to body and surface scratches as expected. Upper section of wooden handle loose at hinge.

Estimate: $4,000 - $6,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$13,200
02/23/2019

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