This exceptional, fine and impressive antique 18th century Dutch silver miniature tea kettle has a circular baluster shaped form.
The body of this silver kettle is plain and unembellished, with an applied border to the upper rim.
This antique silver kettle is fitted with a push fit domed cover surmounted with a cast silver baluster shaped finial.
The kettle is fitted with a fine and impressive hinged cast scrolling handle.
This exceptional miniature silver tea kettle features a plain cast silver swan-necked spout.
The hallmarks struck to the underside of this Dutch silver kettle include:
National mark: Crowned shield with three Andrew crosses (Amsterdam, minimum of .875 standard)
Date letter: T (1706)
Maker's mark: Untraced
Such period miniature examples of this substantial gauge of silver and quality are rare to the market.
This exceptional tea kettle has been crafted in the same style and period as the teapot (C7900) and samovar (C7902); they would sit very well together as a composite set.
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