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George III Sterling Silver Hot Water Urn

Auction:
2875B
Lot:
6
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2875B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 09, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

George III Sterling Silver Hot Water Urn, London, 1809-10, Henry Chawner, maker, urn-form, with reeded handles and lower gadrooned body, on a square plinth with four bracket feet, ht. 22 in., approx. 75.9 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

Finial dented into lid, solder at base of finial (probably restored) lid with metal fatigue at top edge, internal edge of lid dented inward (lid does not sit flush). One handle repaired. Scattered minor dents to body throughout, several larger shallow dents to backside. Lacking internal heating elements. One foot bent very slightly, still sits well.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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London, Containers, Death customs, Pottery, Sterling silver, Troy, New York, Urn

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