20 - 22 April 1998
A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY CUTLERY URNS AND A PAIR OF GEORGE III MAHOGANY PEDESTALS
Each urn with a domed top with stiff-leaf finial and cap above a fluted frieze with panels of flowerheads and rising on a pole to expose a fitted mahogany-lined interior, with stop-fluted bodies headed by flowerheads and on a turned socle and stepped plinth, each pedestal with a crossbanded top above a fluted frieze and a drawer with cut-cornered panels, one enclosing a lead-lined removable well and the other lacking well, both pedestals with tall doors, one with a metal-lined interior with shelves and the other a mahogany-fronted drawer, one with paper label inscribed in ink 'Lord Camrose', and inscribed in ink to the reverse 'Plate glass behind', on plinth base, the urns and pedestals probably associated
70½ in. (180 cm.) high; 18¼ in. (46.5 cm.) square (4)
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A strikingly similar urn but with a different frieze and top is in the Victoria and Albert Museum (M. Tomlin, Catalogue of Adam Period Furniture, London, 1982, p. 194, no. W/2).
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