Coffee urn stand and burner
Part (burner): 2 3/8 x 2 1/2 in. (6 x 6.4 cm)
Part (stand): 4 1/2 x 9 in. (11.4 x 22.9 cm)
Silver Weight: 29 oz (troy)
Cast silver coffee urn stand and burner in the Egyptian style with gilt decoration; notched ring frame on four gilt, winged sphinx feet; set onto a wide ring pedestal, which is applied to a cast, matte-finished stand of four curved legs on Greek-key feet; between the legs in the front and back are cast, gilt anthemions, set above two scrolled braces; round cast burner flared at the shoulder with a cylindrical flue through the center; maker's marks on the base of the burner.
Gift of the Children and Grandchildren of John Roach
stamped: on base: "STERLING" above a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, an anchor in a rectangle and a "G" in gothic script in a chamfered rectangle over "690/ G"
engraved: on front: overlapping, "J/ R"
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