• The Collection of Benjamin F.  auction at Christies

    Sale 2388

    The Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III

    26 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 91

    A GEORGE III SILVER EGG CRUET

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1810

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III SILVER EGG CRUET
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1810
    Shaped triangular, set with three circular basket-form frames, each holding a vase-form egg cup with gadrooned border, engraved with a crest with motto above, centering an acanthus and snake-form handle, marked under base, on frame (1809), each cup (two 1810), together with three George III silver teaspoons, Hester Bateman, London, 1782, engraved with a monogram, marked on reverse
    7¾ in. (18.7 cm.) high; 38 oz. (1,189 gr.)


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    The crest is that of Fairlie.

    Provenance

    Sotheby's, London, 1 November 1990, lot 381
    Christie's, London, 25 November 2003, lot 274
    With M.S. Rau, New Orleans