Silver Tea Urns (or Samovars) have been popular items since the 1770’s, when they replaced the tea kettle which had been in use since the early 1700’s. The purpose of the tea urn was to keep water hot so that the water in the teapot could be replenished, achieved either by the use of a spirit burner under the tea urn, or by using a heated iron bar placed inside a specially created chamber within the tea urn itself. Silver tea urns remain as popular today as they have always been, with Neoclassical and Regency examples highly sought after.
Made Circa 1810
Made circa 1810, this handsome, Antique Old Sheffield Plate Tea Urn (or Samovar), is plain in style, standing on four ball feet, and featuring gadroon borders throughout. The tea urn measures 13.25"(34cm) tall, by 11.5"(29cm) from handle to handle.
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Made Circa 1860
Made circa 1860, this stylish, Victorian, Antique Silver Plate Tea Urn, features a pierced stand, and an integral hot iron holder to keep water hot. The tea urn measures 22"(56cm) tall, by 11"(23cm) wide, by 11"(23cm) deep,
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Hallmarked In 1795
Hallmarked in London in 1795 by William Holmes, this handsome, George III, Antique Sterling Silver Tea Urn, or Coffee Urn, is of Neoclassical design, and features reed borders. The tea urn measures 14"(36cm) tall, 8"(20cm) wide, and weighs 36 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1795
Hallmarked in London in 1795 by James & Elizabeth Bland, this elegant, George III, Antique Sterling Silver Tea Urn, will rotate on the base, and is spherical in shape, featuring bright cut engraved decoration, engraved crests and lion mask drop ring handles. The tea urn measures 17"(43cm) tall, by 11"(28cm) in diameter and weighs an impressive 159 troy ounces.
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Hallmarked In 1780
Hallmarked in London in 1780 by Hester Bateman, this handsome George III, Antique Sterling Silver Tea Urn, is in the Neoclassical taste, with bright cut engraved decoration and bead borders. The tea urn measures 14.25"(36cm) tall, by 6.75"(17cm) from handle to handle, by 7.5"(19cm) from spout to back, and weighs 33.1 troy ounces.
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