DescriptionA VICTORIAN SILVER-PLATED HOT WATER URN, circa 1875
Marks: JR., &, S, (leopard's head), EP, BY HER MAJESTY ROYAL LETTERS PATENT
15 inches high (38.1 cm)
The tapering cylindrical hot water urn with turned final atop chased lid with star pierced border, pierced covered spout supported by repoussé goat mask and floral decoration, cornucopia adorned S-scroll handle, front of body chased with warrior on horseback slaying a dragon with swag beneath inscribed QUO FATA VOCANT , topped by a lion passant over crown, chased oval cartouche to verso, all resting on a conforming removable heating system, opening to a tree well impressed bottom and reticulated lid.
Estimate: $500 - $800.
With pin dents and surface scratches commensurate with age.
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