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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 167

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1835

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1835
    Bombé and on a pedestal foot, the lower body chased with rocaille, with two handles cast as horses, the detachable cover with fruiting grapevine finial, engraved on each side with a coat-of-arms and on the base with an inscription, marked near handle, inside cover and on finial, with an ebonised wood plinth, applied with a silver plaque with an engraved inscription
    88 in. (46 cm.) wide over handles
    147 oz. (4,565 gr.)
    The inscription on the base reads 'PRESENTED TO COLONEL E. HILL, D.S.O., T.D., BY THE OFFICERS PAST AND PRESENT OF THE ESSEX YEOMANRY 1902-1927'

    The arms are those of the Essex Yeomanry and those of the Royal Artillery.

    The inscription on the plinth reads 'LINCOLN 1835 WON BY BROTHER TO HOPE'.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN