A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER SALVERS WITH CAST BORDERS
THE ESTATE OF THE LATE FAIRLIE HOPKIN (LOTS 807-815)
A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER SALVERS WITH CAST BORDERS

MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1835

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A PAIR OF WILLIAM IV SILVER SALVERS WITH CAST BORDERS
MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1835
Centres chased with foliate scrolls, diaperwork and flowers on textured ground around a vacant reserve, the pierced borders with dragon, "C" scrolls and flowers, on four conforming cast bracket feet, bases inscribed with number in set and scratch-weight, No. 3, 27.0 and No. 5, 27oz. 6 respectively
10 ¼ in. diameter (26 cm.)
53 oz. (1643 gm.)
Provenance
Miss Fairlie Edith Mary Hopkin (1915-2015) was legal secretary and personal assistant to Sir George Allen since 1930 when he founded Allen & Overy solicitors in London. Sir George was private solicitor to King Edward VIII and, along with Churchill and Beaverbrook, was instrumental in persuading the King to address the nation directly during the abdication crisis in 1936 - later becoming the Duke of Windsor.
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