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A pair of George III mahogany dining room urns and pedestals, in the manner of Mayhew & Ince, circa 1775

The urns of campana shape with double scroll acanthus leaf-carved handles, with ram’s head supports and husk carving, the bodies fluted and moulded and overlaid with garlands of husks issuing from rams’ heads set upon a fluted and patera-carved band, above a band of vine leaf carving and upon a leaf-carved socle, the lids with gadrooned moulded edge with lotus leaf and flame-carved finials, the single door pedestals carved with ribbon-tied musical trophies and husk-festooned lions’ masks, (one metal lined with a drawer below, one with tambour compartments), upon leaf-carved and bead-moulded plinths, 186cm.


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