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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 180

    A SHEFFIELD-PLATED HOT WATER URN**

    CIRCA 1790

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A SHEFFIELD-PLATED HOT WATER URN**
    CIRCA 1790
    Urn form, on pierced shaped square base with shell feet, with leaf-clad green ivory handles and tap, the body engraved with a coat-of-arms, the cover with pineapple finial, apparently unmarked
    23¼ in. (59 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION