Description

    A Pair of Paul Storr George III Silver Wine Coolers, London, England, circa 1808
    Marks: (lion passant), (duty mark), N, PS
    10 inches high x 13 inches wide (25.4 x 33.0 cm) (each)
    266.00 troy ounces

    The pair of three-part construction comprising body, collar, and removable liner, each bearing marks, collars decorated with shell and scrolled borders with gadrooning to lower rims, plain removable silver liners engraved with heraldic leopard bearing marks for Storr, bodies with conforming shell and scrolled rims, reeded handles with foliate embellishments and lion head mounts, obverse and reverse engraved with heraldic crests, gadrooning to lower bodies, acanthus leaf mounts to feet shoulders, scrolled pediment legs, terminating on shell-form feet raised on octagonal plates.


    Condition Report*:

    Scattered pin dents to removable liners, one cooler with upward turned foot causing cooler to sit unevenly on flat surface, two small creases and one pin dent near cartouche to one, denting near cartouches, nicking and minor warping to lower rims of removable collars, with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use. The pair presents very well.

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    April, 2016
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