New York, Park Avenue
27 October 1992
A WILLIAM IV SILVER CRUET STAND FROM THE PEMBROKE SERVICE
LONDON, 1835, MAKER'S MARK OF PAUL STORR
Of shaped oval form, raised on four openwork acanthus scroll feet, the elaborate acanthus scroll border enclosing panels of flowerheads amid trelliswork, each side with a cypher and Earl's coronet, the end panels enclosing engraved acanthus and laurel and headed by rocaille, the two bottle holders with three acanthus scroll supports, the later vase-shaped faceted cut-glass bottles with circular stoppers, marked under base and on bottle holder rims, stamped under base STORR & MORTIMER and engraved under base No1, 46,0--13 3/4in. (35cm.) long
Christie's, Geneva, November 12, 1985, lot 44.
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