Description

    A John Mortimer & John Samuel Hunt Victorian Silver Hot Water Kettle and Stand, London, 1841
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), F, (crown-IM&ISH), MORTIMER & HUNT
    14-3/8 inches high (36.5 cm) (kettle on stand, handle raised)
    90.23 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, Belgravia, December 21, 1972, Lot 188;
    Acquired by present owner from above.

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EL PASO COLLECTION

    The teapot having wavy ribbing to body interspersed with chased floral decoration to upper half, armorial motif to one side, kettle raised on scrolled frame below with exaggerated Rococo-style shell-form feet, handle with presentation inscription: A token of esteem & regard from Hester Wade Geary to her kind friends, Mr. & Mrs. Barry.


    Condition Report*:

    Two pin dents to kettle, light pin dent and nicking to burner, errant scratches, presenting well with wear commensurte with age, polishing, and use.

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