18. A silver hot water urn

A silver hot water urn
London, Benjamin Gignac, 1752
Circular, part smooth, with raised floral motifs and seed beads. The outlined handle covered with reed. The grip in the form of a fruit. On hanging brazier, resting on three curved feet, connected by garlands and terminating in palmettes.
First grade, approx. weight 1175 grams.
H. 31 cm
Literature:
AG Grimwade, London Goldsmiths 1697 – 1837, their marks and lives, Faber&Faber, London, 1990, page 24, no. 172
Provenance:
Auction Mak van Waay, Amsterdam, 26 March 1974, lot 4303

Estimate
€ 3.000 - 5.000
Hammer amount
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