London, mid 18th century, round with engraved shell and scroll decoration, raised ring foot, ivory handle, marks for Richard Gurney & Thomas Cook, .925 fine, 17.98 oz. T., 5-1/4 x 8-1/2 x 4-1/2 in.
Provenance: Christies tag; Private Collection
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lid unmarked, lacking date mark, dents, and wear
Christies tag; Private Collection