DescriptionA Groot Boersma Dutch Silver Chocolate Pot, Sneek, Netherlands, circa 1880
Marks: (lion passant), AB54
8 x 6-1/2 inches high (20.3 x 16.5 cm)
9.11 troy ounces
The baluster-form pot with lion and shield finial, hinged gadrooned lid, satyr mask below spout, pinned wooden handle, with cherub and foliate repoussé motifs to the body, terminating in paw feet.
Pot does not sit flush on even surface, bubbled repair to underside beneath one leg, otherwise scratches commensurate with age.
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