An early 19th. century melon shaped Continental silver spirit kettle with spiral fluted decoration, lid with flower finial and turned fruit wood overhead handle on foliate supports. Partially fluted silver stand on 3 paw feet fitted with a lidded spiral fluted burner with a turned fruit wood handle. Complete with all pins and chains. 25 cm. high. 24 ounces. (745 grams) gross weight. Silver marks untraced, German or Swiss circa 1830.