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July 19, 2014 10:00 AMCalender

George III Sterling Silver Tea Urn

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Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2740BLocation: BostonDate / Time: July 19, 2014 10:00AM


George III Sterling Silver Tea Urn, London, 1797-98, Peter & Ann Bateman, maker, the inverted pear-form urn with lift-off cover, two foliate handles, and Neoclassical ornament, on base with pierced apron and four claw-and-ball feet, ht. 20 in., approx. 84.6 troy oz.
Estimate $600-800

Underside of urn is re-enforced with a thin piece of non-silver metal. Repair to join of urn to stem. Seam splitting to base where top joins pierced apron. Metal fatigue to apron and feet. Handle on spout turns with difficulty. Age-typical wear.

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London, non-silver metal, Metal fatigue