29 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 11,875
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
A GEORGE III SILVER SOUP-TUREEN AND COVER
MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1815
Circular and on pedestal foot, the body part-fluted and with two leaf-capped bracket handles and with shell, foliage and gadrooned rim, the cover with detachable reeded handle, the body engraved twice with a coat-of-arms, the cover engraved twice with a crest, marked on side, on cover bezel and handle, with plated liner and later French plated stand by Plasait Orfèvre
13¾ in. (35 cm.) wide over handles
111 oz. (3,440 gr.)
The arms are those of Codrington impaling Sturgeon, for Sir Edward Codrington (1770-1851) and his wife Anne.
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Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 11 November 1964, lot 67 (without stand)