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PROPERTY OF A GERMAN PRINCESS

A Dutch silver two-handle tea urn, cover, and stand, maker's mark lost, circa 1890
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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PROPERTY OF A GERMAN PRINCESS

A Dutch silver two-handle tea urn, cover, and stand, maker's mark lost, circa 1890
Estimate
1,2001,800
LOT SOLD. 1,875 GBP
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Details & Cataloguing

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A Dutch silver two-handle tea urn, cover, and stand, maker's mark lost, circa 1890
typical urn form with loop handles, incurved dome cover with stylised acorn finial, the tap with ivory handle, openwork stand with reeded rims and acanthus junctions, on ebonised wood plinth, 2nd Standard 1814-1953 mark, 41cm., 16in. high, together with a five-piece German electroplated travelling tea service, Jean Demuth, Hanau, circa 1930, in the Art Deco style, comprising: tea pot, tea pot on stand, sugar bowl, cream jug, and tea canister, all engraved with the cypher 'CCC' below a ducal crown, a German silver two-handled sugar bowl and cover, Humbert & Sohn, Berlin, 1870-1882, engraved M below a princely crown, 13cm., 5 1/4in. high, and a German silver sugar box, Humbert & Sohn, Berlin, circa 1900, the cover with loop handle, on four reeded incurved feet, with key, engraved with the mirror monogram 'CC' below a princely crown
12.5cm., 5in. long
1995gr., 64oz. 2dwt.
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Catalogue Note

The tea kettle and tea service are engraved with the crowned cypher of Cecilie, Crown Princess of Prussia and Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin (1886-1954). In 1905 she married the German Crown Prince Wilhelm, the son of the German Emperor Wilhelm II.

The sugar bowl and cover is engraved with the crowned monogram for Princess Marianne of the Netherlands (1810-1883), who married Prince Albert of Prussia.

Of Royal and Noble Descent

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