Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Hot water urn

Probably by John Angell (mentioned 1815–37)
British, London
Silver, iron
a) Urn: H. 13 3/4 in. (34.9 cm); Diam. of top: 9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm); D. of handles: 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm); Base of urn: 6 1/2 in. sq. (16.5 cm. sq.); b) Cover of urn: H. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm); Diam. of bottom of cover: 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm).
Credit Line:
Gift of Madame Lilliana Teruzzi, 1966
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: On end of spout: PATENT

Marking: [1] J A (probably maker's mark for John Angell);
[2] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Leopard's head (London assay office mark);
[4] P (London date letter for 1830–31);
[5] bust of George IV.

Location of marks:
[1]–[5] on left side, rear of urn (a). ([1] illegible on urn);
[1], [2], [4], [5] on rim of cover (b);
[2], [5] on leaf of finial of cover (b);
[1], [2], [4], [5] on cylinder (c);
[2], [5] on detachable rim of cylinder (e)
Madame Lilliana Teruzzi (until 1966; to MMA)
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