DescriptionAn Alte de Groot Boersma Dutch Silver Hot Water Kettle and Stand, Sneek, Netherlands, circa 1875-1909
Marks: (Minerva), (lion passant-2), AB34, (sword)
12-1/8 inches high (30.8 cm) (kettle on stand, handle raised)
29.53 troy ounces
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EL PASO COLLECTION
The kettle having scrolled repoussé work interspersed with putti throughout body, figural spout of mermaid hoisting shell, stand with lions' head mounts, reticulated scrollwork and festoons, raised on three paw feet.
Light upturning to one foot, errant nicking and scratching, very minor casting flaws, with wear commensurate with age, polishing, and use.
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