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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 157

    A REGENCY SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE

    MOST PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818

    Price Realised  

    A REGENCY SILVER-GILT DESSERT SERVICE
    MOST PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818
    Coburg pattern, engraved with cypher beneath a Viscount's coronet, comprising:
    Eighteen dessert forks, seven William Chawner, 1826
    Eighteen dessert spoons, seven William Chawner, 1826
    Seventeen ice cream spades
    Eighteen fruit knives, with silver-gilt blades, comprising: twelve Storr blades and handles, 1818; one Storr blade, 1818 with Chawner handle, 1826; one Storr handle, 1818, with Chawner blade, 1825, four Chawner blades and handles, 1825/1826
    153 oz. 10 dwt. (4,790 gr.) including knives (71)


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    Provenance

    The Property of the Earl of Craven, sold Christie's, London, 21 February 1979, lot 17 (part)
    Leona M. Helmsley


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Leona M. Helmsley