Lot 1133 - A198 Furniture, Porcelain & Silver - Thursday, 30. September 2021, 01.00 PM

A COFFEE POT

London, 1747. Mark of William Cripps.
Cast and chased. The pear-shaped body with vibrant relief decoration on all sides, showing Poseidon with a trident and Amphitrite on a dolphin, as well as a depiction of a horse and the motto "VIRTUTE ET FIDE". A figure of a boy adorning the lid. The foot decorated with rocailles, flowers, volutes and lizard in relief.
H 30 cm. 1040 g. 925-silver.

Provenance: Swiss private collection.

Literature: Alain Gruber: Gebrauchssilber des 16. bis 19. Jahrhunderts, Fribourg 1982, p. 114-116, no. 131 with ill.).

CHF 4 000 / 6 000

€ 3 740 / 5 610