Lot 17: An old Sheffield plate tea pot
November 27, 2012
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
An old Sheffield plate tea pot
Matthew Boulton, of baluster form with gadrooned and foliate decoration to the upper rim on four ball feet and 'c' scroll handle, together with a matched teapot of similar design and a Sheffield plate coffee pot of plain form with engraved crest, on a circular foot (3)
all in poor condition
each repairs and with damages and dents etc
plate worn, heavily in places
handle to one cracked
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