27 October 2005
A GEORGE III SILVER TEA URN OF CANADIAN INTEREST
MARK OF PETER PODIO, LONDON, 1790
Vase form, on shaped circular base with pad feet, the fluted urn with bright-cut border and upswept handles with leaf joins, the spout with bone spigot, the domed cover with pineapple finial, the interior fitted with heating column with cover, the body and cover engraved with a crest, marked under base, cover bezel and heating column cover
21 in. (53.3 cm.) high; 97 oz. 10 dwt. (3042 gr.) gross weight
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The crest is that of Prince.
See lots 320-322, 435-436 for other silver engraved with the crest of Prince.
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