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Lot 169George II Sterling Silver Kettle-on-Stand with Associated Kettle Stand
The kettle Benjamin Godfrey, London, 1739; the kettle stand John Robinson II, London, 1739
Of globular-form chased with an elaborate cartouche, the stand with openwork rocaille and masked swags raised on three leaf-capped feet, the shaped triangular kettle stand raised on three shell feet, each engraved with a crest of a wyvern beneath a viscount's coronet. Height of kettle overall 15 3/4 inches (38.5 cm), length of kettle stand 10 3/4 inches (27 cm), total approximately 99 ounces, all in.

Sold for $5,985
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Generally good condition overall; Godfrey mark overstriking another, but clearly hallmarked; kettle and stand engraved with crest and viscount's coronet; dents to burner cover; the Robinson stand with patched erasures to cartouches at knees, showing underside; the kettle finial lacking ivory insulator

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