New York, East
18 - 19 December 2001
A GEORGE III SILVER WELL AND TREE PLATTER
Marked Paul Storr, London, 1816
Shaped oval, with applied border of gadroon and shells, engraved with heraldic arms, raised on four scroll feet, marked underside.
25in. (64cm.); 157oz. (2)
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Please note this lot is illustrated in the printed catalogue as lot 541.
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