• Centuries of Style: Silver, Eu auction at Christies

    Sale 7800

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    17 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 271

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER TEA-URN

    MARK OF JOHN LAUGHLIN, DUBLIN, 1773

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III IRISH SILVER TEA-URN
    MARK OF JOHN LAUGHLIN, DUBLIN, 1773
    Pear shaped on a spreading base, the base with shell and scroll feet connected by openwork fruit and flower swags, with spiral fluted stem, the body robustly chased with putto at play and with branch handles and a dolphin tap, the detachable cover with bird finial, marked on foot, under body and on cover
    21¼ in. (54 cm.) high
    gross weight 119 oz. (3,691 gr.)


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    This lot contains ivory and so would require a CITIES license to be exported outside the European Union.