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    Sale 2039

    Important Silver and Objects of Vertu

    23 October 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 117

    AN ASSEMBLED GEORGE III/IV SILVER TABLE SERVICE

    MOST MARK OF PAUL STORR AND ELEY & FEARN, LONDON, 1809-1822

    Price Realised  

    AN ASSEMBLED GEORGE III/IV SILVER TABLE SERVICE
    MOST MARK OF PAUL STORR AND ELEY & FEARN, LONDON, 1809-1822
    Fiddle, thread and shell pattern, each engraved with a crest, comprising:
    Twelve table forks, nine mark of Eley & Fearn, 1822; one 1813 and one 1819, maker's mark indistinct; one with unclear marks
    Twelve dessert forks; seven 1813, three 1819, maker's mark indistinct; two with unclear marks
    Twelve table spoons, Paul Storr, London, 1813, one with maker's mark indistinct
    Twelve dessert spoons, Paul Storr, 1813
    Twelve teaspoons, nine 1809, maker's marks indistinct
    Twelve egg spoons; five Paul Storr 1819, one 1826, one 1813, five John & Henry Lias, 1845; five with gilt bowls
    Twelve table knives with stainless steel blades, Eley & Fearn, 1822
    Twelve cheese knives with stainless steel blades, marks unclear
    Twelve fruit knives with silver blades, eleven Paul Storr (six 1810, three 1810 blades and 1819 handles, two 1818 blades and 1810 handles), one unclear
    A butter knife, Eley & Fearn, 1822
    A large soup ladle, Paul Storr, 1813
    Three large serving spoons, 1813, maker's mark indistinct
    Four sauce ladles, marks unclear, 1819
    Four salt spoons, three Paul Storr, 1819; one 1813, maker's mark indistinct
    A sugar sifter, Paul Storr, 1813
    A serving fork, Paul Storr, 1820
    A pierced fish slice, Paul Storr, 1813
    A pair of sugar tongs, John & Henry Lias, 1845
    A pair of asparagus tongs, 1822
    A large carving knife with stainless steel blade, marks unclear
    A carving knife and fork with stainless steel tines and blade, Eley & Fearn, 1822
    In fitted velvet-lined wood chest
    203 oz. (6322 gr.) weighable silver (129)


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 11 April 1995, lot 195A.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE GERALD J. KOERNER TRUST