A WILLIAM IV SILVER TEAPOT
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, NORTH CAROLINA
A WILLIAM IV SILVER TEAPOT

MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1835

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A WILLIAM IV SILVER TEAPOT
MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1835
In Dutch rococo taste; melon-shaped, on a circular foliate rim, the partly-fluted body with shaped foliate spout and wooden handle, the body chased with scrolling foliage and flowers, engraved with a coat-of-arms and crest beneath an Earl's coronet, the hinged foliate cover with leaf finial, marked under base and cover, also stamped STORR & MORTIMER
5½ in. (13.8 cm.) high; 11 oz. 10 dwt. (366 gr.) gross weight
Provenance
John Hope, 5th Earl of Hopetoun (1803-1843), then by descent to
Charles William Frederick Hope, 3rd Marquess of Linlithgow (1912-1987) The Trustees of the Hopetoun Preservation Trust, sold
Christie's, London, 15 June 1977, lot 74
Christie's, Amsterdam, 29 October 2002, lot 240
Literature
Michael Clayton, Christie's Pictorial History of English and American Silver, 1985, illus. pl. 12, p. 297

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Lot Essay

The crest and coronet are those of the Earls of Hopetoun.
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