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    A MARC-AUGUSTIN LEBRUN FRENCH SILVER GILT HOT WATER KETTLE ON STAND WITH BURNER
    Marc-Augustin Lebrun, Paris, France, circa 1819-1838
    Marks: (charge mark), (guaranty mark), ML (between angel)
    14-1/8 inches high (35.9 cm)
    71.73 troy ounces (including ivory handle)

    The silver gilt hot water kettle of ovoid-form, with applied band of swans centering fountains and scroll decoration, repoussé foliate decoration to base, with shaped foliate spout, the lid with beaded border and stylized bud finial, with reeded ivory handle, set within stand supported by three swans with monopod feet, on incurved triangular base with beaded and foliate border, the stand fitted with an urn shaped burner with beaded and foliate borders and applied swan, swag and shell band. Bearing the engraved arms of Thomas Hope of The Deepdene, Surrey, England.

    Provenance:
    Thomas Hope, The Deepdene, Surrey, England


    Condition Report*: minor losses to gilding
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2012
    5th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
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