Kettle stand and burner
Overall: 9 x 8 in. ( 22.9 x 20.3 cm )
Silver Weight: 35 oz (troy) 4 dwt (1094 g)
Cast silver kettle stand and burner in the Egyptian style with gilt decoration; scalloped, matte-finished stand with a gilt rim rests on four gilt, winged sphinx feet; two cast, applied support arms wide at the base, tapering to a circle in the center with a gilt flower and widening above to a curved crest with ears to hold the kettle; two gilt, elongated teardrops in the centers of the support arms and two gilt beads at the base of each; silver ring attached to the interior of the arms which kettle rests on; applied urn-shaped burned in the center with a cylindrical flue through its center.
Gift of the Children and Grandchildren of John Roach
Mark: stamped on base: "STERLING" above a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, an anchor in a rectangle and a "G" in gothic script in a chamfered rectangle over "690/ F"
engraved: on front: overlapping, "J/ R"
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