• The Collection of Benjamin F.  auction at Christies

    Sale 2388

    The Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III

    26 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 378

    AN ENGLISH IVORY-MOUNTED BRASS TEA URN

    19TH CENTURY

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    This lot is offered without a reserve

    AN ENGLISH IVORY-MOUNTED BRASS TEA URN
    19TH CENTURY
    The urn form body with pierced rim, ivory finial and scrolled ivory-mounted handles above a reeded spigot on a fluted socle and shaped square base with bracket feet
    16¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high, 14½ in. (37 cm.) wide


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    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.


    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire, 1995.