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. 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. 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. Length from back of body to tip of spout. 2.4 troy ounces/75.3g.
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Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Antique Dutch Silver Miniature Spirit Kettle, Pre-1800" is in sale since Monday, July 23, 2018.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Miniatures". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.