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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 139

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER TEA URN

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1833

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    Estimate

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER TEA URN
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1833
    On square plinth with four rosette and acanthus foliage scroll feet, the baluster-shaped body with two bifurcated branches, flower and quilted scroll handles, with acanthus and scroll tap with openwork anthemion and scroll spigot, the detachable domed cover with lifting baluster finial for steam release, the body and cover chased with spiral flutes and flat-chased with panels of diaperwork, scrolls and foliage on a matted ground, marked under body, on finial, on cover and on spigot
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high; 152 oz. 10 dwt. (4,751 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, London, 23 June, 1999, lot 83


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTOR