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    Sale 5368

    Christie's Interiors

    28 October 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 207

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER TEA URN

    MARK OF WILLIAM DAVIE, EDINBURGH, 1764

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SCOTTISH SILVER TEA URN
    MARK OF WILLIAM DAVIE, EDINBURGH, 1764
    The detachable ovoid body spirally fluted and chased with trailing oak leaf and acorn sprays below leafy wavy bands, the similarly chased cover capped by a pineapple finial, baluster ivory grips to side handles and ivory tap to spigot, the square pedestal base with pierced fretwork sides, raised on ball and claw feet
    19¾ in. (50.3 cm.) high
    gross weight, 79.5 oz. (2467 gr.)


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