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Tea Urn And Base (England), 1770–71

This is a Tea urn and base. It is dated 1770–71 and we acquired it in 1952. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Anonymous. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D (a,b,c: overall): 51.1 x 28.5 x 29.4 cm (20 1/8 x 11 1/4 x 11 9/16 in.)

It has the following markings

(a) inside hollow: fracture "P", leopard's head, lion passant; "A. L." with vase and star; (b) lion passant and "A. L"; (c) On flange: fracture "P", leopard's head, lion passant; "A. L." with vase and star.

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Tea Urn And Base (England), 1770–71; silver; H x W x D (a,b,c: overall): 51.1 x 28.5 x 29.4 cm (20 1/8 x 11 1/4 x 11 9/16 in.); Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1952-166-103-a/c

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