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The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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A WILLIAM III SILVER MINIATURE COFFEE POT, EDWARD HUNSDON, LONDON, 1699
tapered cylindrical with conical cover, straight spout at right angles to the scroll strap handle, engraved with leaf-tips at spout, on handle, lower handle terminal and similar border at the base
fully marked on body, maker's mark partly visible on cover
Height 2 1/4 in.
6.2 cm.
16 dwt
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來源

S.J. Shrubsole, New York, May 1986;
Vogel Collection no. 451.

相關資料

A miniature version of the earliest form of English coffee or Teapot. Two full sized vessels of this shape are at the Victoria and Albert Museum, one described as a teapot in its presentation inscription  to the committee of the East India Company, maker’s mark TL, London 1670, the other, maker’s mark GG, London, 1681 also from the East India Company, both illustrated in Charles Oman, English Silversmiths’ Work, Civil  and Domestic, no. 66 and 74.

Edward Hunsdon was the son of Henry Hundstone of Edmonton, Middlesex.  He was apprenticed to Thomas Tebb of the Joiners' Company 8 April 1673, and became free 6 February 1683.  He mark was entered as a smallworker with an undated entry, probably April 1697, on beginning of register; his address was Carey Lane (Grimwade).

The Collection of Anne H. & Frederick Vogel III

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