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Skinner AuctionsMarlborough MA
March 13, 2013 02:00 PMCalender

English Silver-plated Hot Water Urn

Auction: Discovery - 2642MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: March 13, 2013 2:00PM


English Silver-plated Hot Water Urn, lacking visible marks, the spherical kettle with fluted whorl-patterned lid and flattened knop finial, bands of foliate and berry decoration with gadrooned surround to waist and to base of pedestal, two rocaille handles, faucet-form spout with ivory heat stop, and square base raised on four reeded bun feet, overall ht. 13 in.
Estimate $250-350

Opening on top wd. approx. 4 in. Right-side shell is slightly loose. Urn doesn't sit completely level. Some rosing, especially to raised surfaces and shells, some brassiness to spout.

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