An unusual George II "bullet" Teapot,  by James Ker, Edinburgh 1737, assay master of Archibald Ure,
Lot 1
An unusual George II "bullet" Teapot, by James Ker, Edinburgh 1737, assay master of Archibald Ure,
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Auction Details
The Scottish Sale Edinburgh
24 Aug 2005 11:00 BST

Auction 11788
Lot Details
An unusual George II "bullet" Teapot,
by James Ker, Edinburgh 1737, assay master of Archibald Ure, the spherical body engraved with monogram JR and chased around the shoulder and lid with shells, fruit and scrolls, with leaf-capped silver handle and scrolling spout, the lid with ball finial, 11.4cm high, 21.6oz

Footnotes

  • It is unusual to find a Scottish teapot of this date without a footrim.
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