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George IV Silver Urn

Auction:
2519B
Lot:
1029
Sold for:
$8,295$7,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2519B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 02, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

George IV Silver Urn, London, 1827, Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, makers, campagna urn form, with vertical ribbing, the lid finial cast as a basket of flowers, the lobes of lid and body chased and embossed with floral pendants, the neck of body applied with a band of fruiting grapevine, with reeded loop and grapevine handles, flat leaves to base of body, with trumpet foot with ovolo rim, ht. 14 1/2 in., approx. 74 troy oz., the interior of urn fitted with a removable silverplate liner for use as a wine cooler.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

liner unmarked. minor age/cleaning wear. marks good.

Keywords

London, Edward Barnard, Rebecca Emes, Grapevine, Urn

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