New York, East
20 December 2000
AN ENGLISH SILVER-PLATED TEA URN
Maker's mark of John Tyler, London, circa 1810
The globular body supported on four reeded legs with paw feet, set on shaped square base on four ball feet, the body with two ring handles, the removable cover with ball finial.
12½in. (32cm.) high.
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