1 December 2005
A GEORGE III SILVER FOUR-BOTTLE CRUET-FRAME
MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1807
Oval and on four leaf and scroll feet, with a gadrooned border and two leaf and scroll handles, with beaded rim, the frame with lion supports and central part-reeded handle, engraved with a coat-of-arms below an earl's coronet, fitted with four cut-glass bottles, each with a silver-mount, two mounts engraved with a crest below an earl's coronet, fully marked
15 in. (38 cm.) long
64 oz. (1,980 gr.) weighable silver
The arms are those of Ashey-Cooper with another in pretence, for Copley Ashley Cooper, 6th Earl of Shaftsbury and Baron Ashley (1768-1851).
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