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    Sale 1896

    Important Silver And Objects Of Vertu

    26 October 2007, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 129

    A FINE WILLIAM IV SILVER-GILT COFFEE JUG**

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1834

    Price Realised  

    A FINE WILLIAM IV SILVER-GILT COFFEE JUG**
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1834
    Pear-shaped body embossed and chased with gadroons separating cartouches and swirling foliage, on circular shaped foot, handle fashioned as branch with foliage and berries with ivory insulators, curved spout, hinged cover and flowing leaf finial, body engraved with crest and a Marquess's coronet, marked on base, handle and cover
    9 in. (23 cm.) high; 18 oz. 10 dwt. (584 gr.) gross weight


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF A SOUTHWESTERN GENTLEMAN