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    Sale 5923

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    12 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 191

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATED TEA URNS

    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., SHEFFIELD, CIRCA 1900

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF VICTORIAN ELECTROPLATED TEA URNS
    MARK OF ELKINGTON AND CO., SHEFFIELD, CIRCA 1900
    Vase-shaped on pedestal foot with a narrow border of Celtic-type decoration, the spigot with pierced anthemion swivel-action tap, the side handles with guilloche decoration terminating in fruiting vines, complete with spirit burners that fit underneath the bases
    22 in. (55.7 cm.) high; 11½ in. (29.4 cm.) wide (2)


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    By repute these were used at the Queen's garden parties.

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    This lot will be removed to an off-site warehouse at the close of business on the day of sale - 2 weeks free storage