American. <em>Tea Urn with Cover</em>, ca. 1820. Silver, 15 1/2 x 11 x 23 in., 139 lb. (39.4 x 27.9 x 58.4 cm, 63.1kg). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 73.81a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 73.81a-b_bw.jpg)

Tea Urn with Cover

Artist:AmericanJ. & I. Cox

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1820

Dimensions: 15 1/2 x 11 x 23 in., 139 lb. (39.4 x 27.9 x 58.4 cm, 63.1kg)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 73.81a-b

Image: 73.81a-b_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Tea urn (a) with lid (b). Urn is flattened globular vessel with leaf and flower motif gardening at top. Bamboo styled spigot protruding from bottom front, back is engraved with crest and motto of Douglas of Castle-Douglas Bart. Lion ring handles, urn suspended on four thin slightly curved legs ending in lion's paw feet. Base curved square base center hole for lamp and supported on four ball feet. Lid is raised, circular and surmounted by a shaped wild rose finial. CONDITION: Good, minor scratches.

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