A small late 18th century Continental silver-gilt tea pot makers mark only, HBG or HBC within a shield, possibly Norwegian provincial circa 1770
Lot 213Y Ф
A small late 18th century Continental silver-gilt tea pot
makers mark only, HBG or HBC within a shield, possibly Norwegian provincial circa 1770
Sold for £1,375 (US$ 2,151) inc. premium

Lot Details
A small late 18th century Continental silver-gilt tea pot
makers mark only, HBG or HBC within a shield, possibly Norwegian provincial circa 1770
Of baluster form, domed hinge-cover with scrolled thumbpiece and leaf terminal with bird finial, part fluted scrolled spout, ivory loop handle, spiral fluted body, engraved monograms, and with domed underside, underside prick-dot engraved 'J.G Detloff, J.L Detloff', raised on three cabriole legs with rocaille foliate scrolled feet, height 16cm, weight total 10oz.

Footnotes

  • A similar example of the present lot is illustrated in "Oslo-sølv i 400 år, four centuries of Oslo silver", editor Lauritz Opstad, Konstindustrimuseum, Oslo, 1979, p. 23.
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Ф Item contains or is made of ivory

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