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A GEORGE IV SILVER BASKET
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A GEORGE IV SILVER BASKET

MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1827

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A GEORGE IV SILVER BASKET
MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1827
Shaped circular, the foot with rosette and acanthus foliage border, the melon fluted body with anthemion, acanthus foliage, shell and gadrooned rim, the swing handle chased with shells and two grotesque dolphin masks, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on side and handle
13½ in. (34 cm.) diam.
58 oz. (1,819 gr.)
The arms are those of Chetwynd impaling Petit, for Henry Chetwynd (1791-1885) of Brockton Lodge, Staffordshire, and his wife Mary Anne (d.1888), daughter of the Rev. John Hayes Petit of Hilton, Staffordshire, whom he married in 1827. Henry was the third son of Sir George Chetwynd 1st Bt. (1739-1824).
Provenance
Lester R. Cahn and the Estate of Marjorie Alter Cahn; Christie's New York, 15 October 1985, lot 227.
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