An American Classical Coin Silver Teapot, att. Anthony Rasch
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Partial mark, circa 1820, the spout in the form of an eagle head, cast floral finial, handle mount incorporating a mask of a bearded man and with acanthus detail to handle, the body with basket weave motif to shoulder, raised on a conforming stepped pedestal base with four ball & claw feet.
43.85 troy oz.
The Lifelong Collection of Keith and Caroline Gray, Charlotte, NC. Keith and Caroline Gray were passionate about antiques, art, and history. Together they attended antique shows and auctions for decades – assembling a collection particularly strong on American coin silver, Asian art, historical documents, early images, and English ceramics. Both were longtime supporters of the Mint Museum in Charlotte, with Caroline serving in multiple capacities from docent to a member of the acquisitions board and trustee. Caroline translated her love of material culture into a successful career, becoming a certified property appraiser in Charlotte.
Anthony Rasch was active in both Philadelphia and New Orleans, LA.
Minor dents to body; light scratching.