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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 30

    A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT TEAPOT, STAND AND SUGAR-BOWL

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1808

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT TEAPOT, STAND AND SUGAR-BOWL
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1808
    The teapot of Roman lamp form, the sugar-bowl cylindrical, each on spreading foot and with a basketweave band at the shoulder, with an egg-and-dart border, the stand circular and on four palmette and paw feet, each piece engraved with the Royal arms with a label for difference and below a Royal Duke's coronet, the teapot and stand each marked underneath, the sugar bowl marked on foot, the teapot further marked inside cover
    the teapot 10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm.) wide
    gross weight 68 oz. (2,121 gr.)
    The Royal arms are apparently those of Adolphus Frederick, 1st Duke of Cambridge (1771-1850) (3)


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    Provenance

    Possibly Adolphus Frederick, 1st Duke of Cambridge (1771-1850), seventh son of George III and by descent to
    His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge; Christie's, London, June 6, 1904, probably lot 78 (A Tea-pot and stand, with basket-pattern borders and serpent Handles - by Paul Storr, 1808; and a sugar-basin and cream jug, nearly similar; £78 to Tessier)


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE OAKWOOD COLLECTION
    (Lots 1-106)