DescriptionAN AMERICAN SILVERED COPPER COFFEE URN
Maker unknown, circa 1850
17 inches high x 13 inches diameter (43.2 x 33.0 cm)
The Jean and Graham Devoe Williford Charitable Trust
The lidded urn with eagle-form finial over the elongated oval body with two studded bands to rim and shoulder, having lion mask mounts with loop handles and lever spout, all raised on four applied eagle mount supports continuing to tapering legs and ending in claw feet, further set on a quadripartite base with ball feet and supporting the burner element.
In good condition with minor surface scratching, few pin point nicks to base, the reverse of the body with rippling and minor denting.
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