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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 304

    A GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT COFFEE-JUG

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1829

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    A GEORGE IV SILVER-GILT COFFEE-JUG
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1829
    Fluted pear-shape, chased with strapwork, the handle with wood insulators, engraved with crest below earl's coronet, marked on base, handle and cover, the base stamped 'STORR & MORTIMER 97' and engraved 'No 3 21"0'
    9½ in. (24 cm.) high
    gross weight 21 oz. (660 gr.)
    The crest is that of Stopford for the Earls of Courtown, possibly for James, 3rd Earl of Courtown K.P. (1765-1835).


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    A very similar example was sold Christie's New York, 26 October 2007, lot 129.

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