A William IV  sterling silver  hot water urn maker's mark CE, London,  1833
Lot 1301
A William IV sterling silver hot water urn
maker's mark CE, London, 1833
Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
Property from the Collection Candy and Aaron Spelling
A William IV sterling silver hot water urn
maker's mark CE, London, 1833
With a seated 'Chinaman' finial raised on a platform supported by acanthus over a beaded collar issuing spandrel branch arms above a squat foliate-decorated body, the back engraved with coat-of-arms and motto, over a leaf-collar above a circular beaded foot set on a rectangular plinth, weight approximately 170oz troy
height 17 1/2in (44.5cm); width 16 1/2in (42cm); depth 14 1/2 (37cm)
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Footnotes

  • Maker's mark unidentified in Grimwade, 'London Goldsmiths 1697-1837'. London, 1976, page 250. Mark also on a tea service 1831 and 1834.

    The arms of HERBERT impaling HUDLESTON for the 1833 marriage of William Herbert (1798 - 1878) to Frances, eldest daughter of Edward Hudleston of Purse Caundle, Dorset and Sawsron Hall, Cambridge.

    William Herbert inherited the Clytha estate in 1805, but by birth he was third son of John Jones of Llanarth Court, Monmouthshire. The family removed to their Llanarth property, acquired by an ancestor in the late 1500's, after Treowen their former grander mansion was mutilated during the Civil War by Cromwell's troops attacking local Royalist forces commanded by Lieut. Col. Richard Herbert, MP.
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