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Lot 47: ATTRIBUTED TO CHRISTOPHER DRESSER FOR BENHAM & FROUD BRASS HOT WATERING CAN, CIRCA 1885 22cm high
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
ATTRIBUTED TO CHRISTOPHER DRESSER FOR BENHAM & FROUD
BRASS HOT WATERING CAN, CIRCA 1885
the six-sided vessel with scrolled handle and wicker insulation, stamped maker's marks
Watering can in good overall condition
Tip of spout very slightly mis-shapen
Some light tarnish marks here and there
Possibly some loss to the wicker handle at the ends
Small repair under the foot rim
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Notes: Literature: Lyons, Harry 'Christopher Dresser: The Peoples Designer', 2005, p. 212, pl. 418 where a similar example is illustrated