• Christie's Interiors - Style a auction at Christies

    Sale 5681

    Christie's Interiors - Style and Spirit

    23 February 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 114

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER HOT WATER JUG

    MARK OF WILLIAM TOWNSEND AND MICHAEL CORMICK, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1770

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER HOT WATER JUG
    MARK OF WILLIAM TOWNSEND AND MICHAEL CORMICK, DUBLIN, CIRCA 1770
    The baluster sides profusely chased with a courting couple to one side and a shepherd playing a flute accompanied by his flock, all within a surround of flowers and scrolls and incorporating two cartouches one crested, the other engraved with coat-of-arms, with raffia-bound handle, cover with artichoke finial, engraved underneath base with scratch-weight 29-0
    11 in. (28 cm.) high
    28.5 oz. (884 gr.)


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