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An American Silver Large Coffee Pot, Philip Syng Jr., Philadelphia, Circa 1760

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

An American Silver Large Coffee Pot, Philip Syng Jr., Philadelphia, Circa 1760

An American Silver Large Coffee Pot, Philip Syng Jr., Philadelphia, Circa 1760

Estimate:

20,000 - 30,000 USD

Bid:

13,000

USD

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An American Silver Large Coffee Pot

Philip Syng Jr., Philadelphia

Circa 1760


of heavy weight, elongated pear form on low domed foot, rococo leaf-capped spout, shell-chased handle terminals, double-stepped cover with urn finial, marked twice on base PS in rectangle and with leaf mark, engraved scratch weight oz 38 dwt 2

38 oz 10 dwt gross

1197 g

Height 11 1/2 in.

29.2 cm

several very minor dings, a small patch near pin hole at upper handle terminal slightly bright, otherwise good, substantial size and weight


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Christie's, New York, January 18, 2007, lot 72
Sotheby's, New York, January 17, 2019, lot 89
A similar coffee pot by Philip Syng Jr. was formerly in the collection of Mrs. Ruth Nutt, shown at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Worldly Goods: The Arts of Early Pennsylvania, 1680-1758, no. 211, p. 189, and given by her to the Seattle Art Museum, no. 2014.24.40.