Important South African Paintings, Furniture, Silver and Ceramics

Live Auction, 11 October 2010

Session One

Sold for

ZAR 10 539
Lot 2
  • A Sheffield plate tea urn and cover, circa 1790


Lot Estimate
ZAR 9 000 - 12 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 10 539

About this Item

A Sheffield plate tea urn and cover, circa 1790

the shoulders with scroll and acanthus-leaf handles, the tapering body engraved with an armorial, the tap with ivory spigot, on a spreading circular foot engraved with a crest, raised on a square base with ball feet, the cover with acorn finial, the interior fitted with a covered copper tube, beaded borders throughout, 49,5cm high



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