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An Irish Silver Tea Urn in French Empire Style, J. Smith, Dublin, circa 1835
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
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140
An Irish Silver Tea Urn in French Empire Style, J. Smith, Dublin, circa 1835
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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An Irish Silver Tea Urn in French Empire Style, J. Smith, Dublin, circa 1835
in French Empire taste, the ovoid form body engraved with contemporary arms above vertical lobes, the neck applied with a band of oak, grapevine, roses and reeds below a collar of shamrocks, bold entwined double-serpent handles, the square base with splayed flower and scroll supports, all with borders of palm and acanthus, spigot handle chased with anthemion, plain recessed cover above a removable cylinder for the heating iron

marked on base, cover and cylinder


height 20in
51cm
198oz 8dwt
6170g
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Provenance

The arms are those of Tighe-Bunbury impaling Lennox for the Right Hon. William Frederick Fownes Tighe (1794-1878) of Woodstock and his wife  Lady Louisa Madelina Lennox, fifth daughter of Charles, 4th Duke of Richmond and Lennox, whom he married in 1825.  He was J.P. cos. Wexford, Westmeath and Carlow, High Sheriff co. Kilkenny 1823 and co. Carlow 1827, Lord Lieut. and Custos Rotulorum of Kilkenny, Col. Kilkenny Fusiliers and a member of the Privy Council.  Although the couple's home, Woodstock House, was burned in 1922, the gardens which were in part laid out by Lady Lennox have been recently restored and are currently open to the public.

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