January 25, 2017, 10:00 AM EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 362: Continental Faux Porphyry Tole, Brass and Painted Wood Water Urn(35 views)
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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Continental Faux Porphyry Tole, Brass and Painted Wood Water Urn
Early 19th century
The flaring lid surmounted by a ball finial and opening to a reservoir, flanked by scrolled handholds, the gadrooned body on a socle and a molded square base with a spigot. Height 41 1/2 inches (1.05 m), width over handles 15 inches (38.1 cm).
C Property of a Boston, Massachusetts Collector
Unrestored condition, very decorative, lid with bent edges, flaking and craqueleur to painted wood surface of base with tap, age cracks and shrinkage.
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