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A REGENCY SILVER TEA URN**

Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.
A REGENCY SILVER TEA URN**

MAKER'S MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1811

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A REGENCY SILVER TEA URN** Maker's mark of Paul Storr, London, 1811 The hemispherical urn on a square plinth with four paw feet and leaf joins, the lower body spiral fluted, the shoulder and lip with gadroon and ovolo border, the reeded spigot with lion's-mask terminal and fan shaped tap with ivory insulator, with two reeded handles with lion's-mask joins, the detachable cover with sliding bud final, with removable heating cylinder, the body engraved with a coat-of-arms with foliate mantling, and crest to body and cover, marked on base, cover, finial, and heating mechanism 14½in. (36.8cm.) high; gross weight 171oz. 10 dwt. (5336gr.)
Provenance
Parke-Bernet, New York, May 28, 1968, lot 178
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Ivory and Tortoiseshell Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing ivory or tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.

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