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A pair of Royal German silver coffee pots in sizes, Johann Christoph Engelbrecht, Augsburg, 1763-65
LOT SOLD. 3,250 EUR
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A pair of Royal German silver coffee pots in sizes, Johann Christoph Engelbrecht, Augsburg, 1763-65
LOT SOLD. 3,250 EUR
JUMP TO LOT

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A pair of Royal German silver coffee pots in sizes, Johann Christoph Engelbrecht, Augsburg, 1763-65

in sizes, baluster with hinged covers and unusual handles, later engraved with the cypher of Mary Queen of Hanover, Princess of Sachsen-Altenburg (1818-1907), on domed spreading bases (2)


752gr all in, height 16.5cm and 13.5cm.
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Provenance

Sale, Hanover, Sotheby's, 11 October 2005, lot 2560.

Catalogue Note

Mary Queen of Hanover Princess of Saxe-Altenburg (1818-1907) married George V King of Hanover on 18 November 1843. She was the eldest daughter of Joseph, Duke of Saxe -Altenburg: her full name being Alexandrine Mary Wilhelmine Catharine Charlotte Therese Henriette Louise Pauline Elisabeth Frederica Georgina. Her first-born son Ernest Augustus (1845-1923) succeeded his blind father as Head of the Royal House of Hanover. She died at Gmunden, Austria and was buried there, whereas her husband was laid to rest in St. George's Chapel, Windsor in 1878.

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