Property from a New York Private Collection
A GEORGE I SILVER OCTAGONAL COFFEE POT, LONDON, 1719
tall octagonal form with molded borders, engraved with contemporary arms in baroque cartouche, bell-shaped finial, the faceted spout at right angle to the handle, half-balusters below spout and at upper handle terminal
marked on body and cover, maker's mark ?CO device above, possible for Augustine Courtauld
26 oz 10 dwt
height 10 ¾ in.
Signs of work inside cover, including solder at one angle. Wear to arms. As noted re. worn maker's mark.
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