A fine and impressive antique Edwardian English sterling silver spirit kettle in the Louis style; part of our antique silver teaware collection
This antique sterling silver
has been crafted in the Louis style. spirit kettle
The body of this
Louis style kettle is embellished with chased scroll and flower decoration, incorporating two vacant shaped cartouches.
This fine antique kettle is fitted with a domed hallmarked cover, surmounted by an impressive hallmarked finial in the form of an eagle.
The swan necked spout is ornamented with
chased floral decoration.
detaches from a fine and impressive sterling silver stand, supported by four cast and scrolling leaf chased decorated legs with hoof style feet. kettle
The stand retains the original detachable spirit burner, fitted with a hinged arm mounted with a carved finial in the form of a pineapple.
The kettle stand is fitted with chains which retain the original hallmarked security pegs.
Edwardian Louis style spirit kettle is a fine and impressive example of its type.
This antique spirit kettle is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition.
The chased decoration is very sharp.
struck to the surface of the kettle, and part hallmarks struck to the cover, handle, finial, security pegs and spirit burner are all very clear. hallmarks
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Edwardian silverware.
Width from back of body to tip of spout 29cm/11.4"
80 troy ounces/2488g
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