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A George III silver tea-urn
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A George III silver tea-urn

MARK OF RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1818

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A George III silver tea-urn
Mark of Richard Sibley, London, 1818
The plain circular stand on four ball feet and with two reeded leaf-capped bracket handles and detachable plain drum-shaped lamp, the vase-shaped urn on detachable frame with four fluted lion's paw monopodiae, the urn with two lion's mask drop-ring handles, reed and palmette spigot with crescent-shaped ivory tap and detachable domed cover with detachable crest finial, the stand and body engraved with a coat-of-arms, the lamp with a crest, marked on stand, lamp, lamp-cover, vase, cover and finial
18in. (46cm.) high
222oz. (6,929gr.)
The arms are those of Hanbury impaling another, almost certainly Miers, for Capel Hanbury (1776-1861) and his first wife Mary, daughter of Nathaniel Miers of Neath, Co. Glamorgan, and widow of Sir R.H. Mackworth, 2nd Bt. They were married in 1797. She died in 1846.
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No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis
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