• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 135

    AN OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE TEA URN

    CIRCA 1830

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE TEA URN
    CIRCA 1830
    The ovoid body applied with foliage and a band of acanthus leaves, the circular pedestal foot in turn on a square base with foliate scroll supports, the bifurcated side handles modelled as vines continuing around the waisted neck in applied fruiting vine decoration, foliate knop finial, the spigot with scroll and anthemion tap, crested
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high
    The crest is that of Prime of Suffolk


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