Lot 272: A Sheffield silver-plated hot water urn, Matthew Boulton, early 19th century
December 15, 2016
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
A Sheffield silver-plated hot water urn
Matthew Boulton, early 19th century
Squat circular body surmounted by pineapple-form finial with gadrooned edges, with twin acanthus-capped handles, raised on square plinth on four paw feet, engraved with coat-of-arms and stag crest, with double sunburst hallmark to base.
H: 17 in.
From the Estate of Betty Rhoads Wright, Alexandria, VA.
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