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A REGENCY SILVER TEA URN, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Property from the Estate of Andrew Hartnagle

A REGENCY SILVER TEA URN, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818

A REGENCY SILVER TEA URN, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818

Estimate:

12,000

to
- 18,000 USD

Lot sold:

11,250

USD

Property from the Estate of Andrew Hartnagle

A REGENCY SILVER TEA URN, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818


with sliding bud finial and eagle head-form spout, neck and cover crested, with detachable silver-plated heating rod holder

marked on body, cover, and spout handle, finial apparently unmarked

189 oz gross excluding heating rod holder

5878 g

height 15⅜ in.

39 cm

Body pushed down on one side so it leans forward on stem. Some bruises to shoulder of body and minor dings/creases throughout. One foot dented so slightly wobbles. Hot rod holder with some splits and repairs to pierced rim. Finial with splitting to seam of perforated flange. Engraved crests and marks on body softened. Please note that the ivory handle has been replaced with ivorine.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot provided by Sotheby's. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colours and shades which are different to the lot's actual colour and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation because Sotheby's is not a professional conservator or restorer but rather the condition report is a statement of opinion genuinely held by Sotheby's. For that reason, Sotheby's condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot.  

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE INCLUDED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Sotheby's New York, April 13, 1988, lot 212