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Sale 1905 Lot 896

Diminutive George III Sterling Silver Chinoiserie Hot Water Urn

hallmarked London, 1779-1780, by Carter, Smith & Sharp, the vasiform body with arched reeded handles, pedestal stem and plinth base, tall waisted lid, acorn finial, lion's masque spout and lyre key, decorated with repousse flowers and rococo scrolls on a matte ground, centering a vignette of a Mandarin and his wife having tea; engraved with the crest of a demi-lion rampant holding a mullet.
h. 14-1/2", w. 7-1/2", d. 7-3/4"; 32.86 t. oz.

Estimate $1,200-1,800

Sold for $1,625
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