George III Tea Vase by Matthew Boulton

Two-handled tea vase and cover.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
47 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,000 ( Total: £93,500)
Acquired in:
1989
Vendor:
Asprey's

It stands on a square base with four tapering feet and fluted stem. The upper part is chased with laurel festoons and two oval medallions, one enclosing the figure of Minerva at an altar, the other engraved with a coat of arms (Boulton quartering Lowth, Robinson and Babington).

Provenance

Great Tew Park.

Venue details

Soho House Soho Avenue (off Soho Road), Handsworth, BIRMINGHAM West Midlands B18 5LB 0121 348 8000 www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/soho

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