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Egyptian Revival Patinated Metal Samovar

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2183
Lot:
609
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Auction:
Sale #2183 - 2183
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 25, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Egyptian Revival Patinated Metal Samovar, Russia/Northern Europe, early 19th century, urn form, with slightly domed lid, short spout with ebony tap, on low trumpet foot and square base with ball feet, set with gilt metal guilloche and leaf tip trim, and with two pendant loop handles formed as the busts of sphinxes, ht. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-800

Keywords

gilt metal guilloche, Egyptian Revival architecture, Iranian culture, Russian culture, Samovar, Sphinx, Tap, Teaware, Urn