A George III silver chamberstick by Paul Storr, London 1810
Lot 34
A George III silver chamberstick by Paul Storr, London 1810
Sold for £3,750 (US$ 5,492) inc. premium

Lot Details
A George III silver chamberstick
by Paul Storr, London 1810
Oval form with leaf-embellished gadrooned borders and shell-capped fluted thumbpiece, crested to the detachable drip pan and to the base, fitted with conical extinguisher, height 9.5cm, diameter of base 15cm, weight total 15oz.

Footnotes

  • The crest is for Sir William LANGHAM (1771-1812), 8th baronet. He married Henrietta, daughter of Hon. Charles Vane in 1795, and served as Sheriff of Northants. in 1797. Three years after her death in 1807, he married Augusta, daughter of Hon. William Priscilla Irby. On Sir William's death he was succeeded by his son, also William, b.1796. Lady Langham lived until 1849.

    The Langham Baronetcy, of Cottesbrooke in the County of Northampton, is a title in the Baronetage of England. It was created on 7 June 1660, for John Langham, Member of Parliament for the City of London in 1654, and for Southwark in 1660 and 1661. The second Baronet was Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire and Northampton while the third Baronet sat for Northampton. The seventh Baronet was Member of Parliament for Northamptonshire. The tenth Baronet represented St Germans in the House of Commons. The thirteenth Baronet was a photographer, ornithologist and entomologist and served as High Sheriff of County Fermanagh in 1930.
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