A pair of 18th century lead urns

A pair of 18th century lead urns

Circa 1780
Stock Number: 14578/GSO
Height 39.00cm [15.35 inches]
Width 58.00cm [22.83 inches]
Diameter 34.00cm [13.39 inches]
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A finely cast pair of lead urns of campana form having decorative handles in the stylized form of a griffin, the main body having an angel head with wings motif, with the lower half being of lobed form raised on a circular socle.

Similar examples can be seen illustrated in the early 20th century book on English leadwork by Lawrence Weaver - specific reference to similar models can be seen at Castle Hill, Devon and Myddelton House, North London.