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    Sale 2259

    Important Objects of Vertu, English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 177

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1804

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER SAUCE TUREENS
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1804
    Ensuite with the preceding lot, each circular, on circular foot with two fluted handles with lion's-head joins, the domed cover with part-fluting and a double leaf-capped scroll finial, with gadrooning on foot and at border, marked on foot and cover, the finials apparently unmarked, also with accession numbers
    8 in. (20.4 cm.) long; 131 oz. (4084 gr.) (4)


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    Provenance

    The Collection of Ailsa Mellon Bruce
    Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUNDS OF CARNEGIE MUSEUM OF ART, PITTSBURGH