12 - 14 October 1992
A PAIR OF ENGLISH LEAD URNS, each with the handles, rim, lower body and foot elaborately cast with acanthus leaf decoration, the upper body with two relief cartouches of mythological scenes (traces of pair; repairs), 18th century
31in. (78.8cm.) wide; 29in. (73.6cm.) high (2)
The collection of Marjorie Wiggin Prescott, sold Sotheby's, New York, 21st April 1989.
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