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George IV Silver Tea Urn

Auction:
2542B
Lot:
641
Sold for:
$17,775$15,000

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2542B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 09, 2011 10:00AM

Description:

George IV Silver Tea Urn, London, 1824, maker's mark EB, squat pear-shaped body with domed lid with berry finial, finely chased and embossed with scrolling foliates, the body with birds amidst flowering vines, scrolls, and rocaille, reeded acanthus handles, central coat of arms engraved above the tap with ivory shell-form knob, the short stem with leaftip bands, on oblong base with heavy shell feet, interior with silver-mounted warmer frame, ht. 16 in., approx. 174 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

good. marks good.

Keywords

Tea Urn, London, Acanthus

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