A George II silver coffee pot, by Samuel Courtauld I, London 1757, baluster form, embossed scroll and fluted decoration, leaf capped spout, the hinged cover with a fluted acorn finial, and gadroon border, on a raised circular foot with a gadroon border, in a later fitted presentation case, by Richard Parsons, inscribed on a plaque ' This George II silver coffee pot made by Samuel Courtauld in 1757 was presented to Sipko Huismans on 16 July 1996 by his colleagues on the Board of Courtaulds plc to mark his retirement after 35 years service including 12 years as a Director and 5 years as Chief Executive', height 27.5cm, approx. weight 28.9oz. Provenance: A Private Collection George Kidner's Auctioneers, Lymington, Sipko Huismans Courtauld Plc, who purchased the pot for their collection in 1961. Exhibited at The Museum of London Treasury Exhibition, April 1982 to May 1983.
Estimate 1 000 - 1 500 GBP