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    A VICTORIAN SILVER HOT WATER KETTLE ON STAND
    John Samuel Hunt, London, England, 1855-1856
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head), (duty mark), (crown over) ISH, U, HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR & MORTIMER
    17-1/4 x 11-3/4 x 8 inches (43.8 x 29.8 x 20.3 cm)
    101.2 ounces (gross)

    The inverted pyriform kettle in the Rococo revival style with chased repoussé design of foliage, corn flowers and shells, , five knuckle hinged domed lid with pineapple finial, lid set within gadrooned rim, shaped cast stationary handle with ivory insulators, S-form spout, base with three S-shape feet resting on waves, berried foliate swag between lets, two pins secure kettle to base, engraved to front is crest within circling buckled belt with motto THINK ON, maker's mark to kettle, stand, lid and two pins.


    Condition Report*:

    pin above rear ivory insulator is not secured, in fine condition with surface scratches commensurate with age

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    31st Wednesday
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