London, South Kensington
19 December 2000
A VICTORIAN TEA URN
HAWKSWORTH, EYRE AND CO., SHEFFIELD, 1859
the tapering cylindrical body engraved with foliate scroll and shell motifs, centering an engraved coat-of-arms, the openwork base conceals the burner, with two pairs of turned ivory handles and a detachable lid and a tubular spout - 44cm,(17 3/8in), 94.5oz.
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The coat-of-arms is that of Preston of West Derby.
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