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Lot 792: A GEORGE III SILVER TEAPOT, AARON LESTOURGEON, LONDON, 1773 |
October 20, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the sides, spout, and hinged cover flat chased with Chinoiserie, the top and handle sockets with shellwork borders
date of flat chasing is debatable (possibly c. 1830?), engraving removed from one side, splits to wood finial and repaired split to handle, otherwise good
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Dimensions: length 8 3/4 in.