description (lot of 3) Antique silver group: (2pc) German Classicist silver tea and coffee pots, CFT mark for Georg Christian Friedrich Temmler (1796-1829), Augsburg, Germany, each figurative kettle surmounted by a lion form finial on the removable lid, scrolled wood handle joins body atop a figural bust, each spout a demi-figure issuing a dolphin, fine low relief band of grape clusters and vines, on each body, rising on a pedestal foot, further marked with device as pictured, largest: 12.5"h; together with a silver cream pitcher on pedestal foot, wood handle joined by a dolphin head, thin decorative band showing various animals, foliates on the foot, hallmarked BR and other illegible mark, 7"h; 55.10ozt (inclusive of wood handles) Start Price $600.00
09/29/2017 Condition Report: Overall, there is some light surface wear and loss to ebonization at handles from age and use. The coffee pot has a small dent to lid, a loss to tip of dolphin tail, and a slightly misshapen base. The finial on the teapot is not attached at one end, and the opening and base are slightly misshapen.
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