Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle
Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle

Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle

c. 1720 Amsterdam, Holland

Offered by AC Silver

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This exceptional antique Dutch silver miniature spirit kettle has a pumpkin shaped form.

Each panelled body of this toy* kettle is plain and unembellished.

This Dutch silver kettle is fitted with push fit cover and surmounted with an impressive lobed finial.

Ther cover is further encirculed with tiered leaf designs in addition to a gadroon decorated border to the shaped rim.

This antique kettle is fitted with an impressive hinged, shaped handle accented with ribbed sockets in junction with the body.

The miniature spirit kettle is fitted with an impressive plain swept spout.

The exceptional kettle detaches from the original hallmarked stand comprised of a plain wirework frame surmounting a spiralling pedestal, all supported by four arched feet.

Larger toys of this style and quality are rare to the market.

The hallmark to the interior of this impressive miniature kettle denotes the purity as .835 standard silver (835/1000).

* The word toy encompasses a variety of pieces reflecting the same proportions and design features as the original examples. Originally such pieces were either collected by adults, or played with by children as genuine toys.

Dimensions

Height 13.4cm/5.3"
Height of stand 8.1cm/3.2"
Length from back of body to tip of spout 6.1cm/2.4"
Diameter of body 4.7cm/1.9"

Weight

2.4 troy ounces/75.3g


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This antique miniature kettle is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The purity/standard hallmark to the underside of the frame are clear in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique Dutch teaware.
Maker: Unknown

Date: Circa 1720

Origin: Amsterdam, Holland
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8286 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 5.30 inch (13.46 cm)
Width 2.40 inch (6.10 cm)
Diameter 1.90 inch (4.83 cm)
Weight 2.40oz t (74.64g)
Stock Code
A8286
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique 18th century Dutch silver miniature spirit kettle; an addition to our diverse silver teaware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The purity/standard hallmark to the underside of the frame are clear in keeping with age and location.
AC Silver

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Tyne & Wear
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