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    Sale 7574

    Thomas Hope & The Neoclassical Vision & The Collector of Collections

    24 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 404

    A GEORGE IV SILVER TEA-URN

    MARK OF EDWARD, EDWARD, JOHN AND WILLIAM BARNARD, LONDON, 1829

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    A GEORGE IV SILVER TEA-URN
    MARK OF EDWARD, EDWARD, JOHN AND WILLIAM BARNARD, LONDON, 1829
    The tapering melon-fluted body with vine leaf scroll handles and supported on square base with shell and foliage feet, the detachable cover with a gourd finial, engraved with three coats-of-arms fully marked
    16 in. (40.5 cm) high
    177 oz. (5,496 gr.)
    The first arms are those of Bergough impaling Carpenter for George Bergough (d.1856) of The Ridge, Wooton-Under-Edge, and his wife Anne, daughter of Captain John Cooke Carpenter R.N.

    The second arms are those of Pinney quartering Pretor impaling another, probably for Charles Pretor-Pinney (1793-1867) and his wife Frances Mary (d.1860), daughter of Charles Still of East Knoyle, Wiltshire, whom he married in 1831. Charles Pinney was Mayor of Bristol from 1831-1832.


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 16 April 1975, lot 54