A George III Silver-Plate Hot Water Urn
Sheffield, Late 18th Century
the domed reeded cover with a pinecone finial, the baluster form body with loop handles terminating in ram masks and worked to show lion masks suspending flowering vines and a band of acanthus leaves, the base raised on claw-and-ball feet.
Height 22 inches.
Estimate $ 2,000-4,000
Property from a Midwestern Collection
In overall decent, stable condition.
Moderate surface scratching throughout consistent with polishing and use. Scattered areas of rubbed plate and exposed base metal (copper). Internal heating tube with solder repair and broken part of rim. Other solder repair where spot connects to body.