A pair of late George III sterling-silver-mounted cut-glass urns by Paul Storr, London, 1808
Each with a slightly flared gadroomed rim issuing in-scrolled arms over a campana-form body supported by addorsed winged lion monopodia centering a pinecone finial over an acanthus and lappet-banded circular base, weight of the silver mounts approximately 164oz troy. height 19 1/2in (49.5cm); width 13in (33cm); depth 10in (25.5cm)
Literature: One of the pair is illustrated in Clayton, Michael. Christie's Pictorial History of English and American Silver, Oxford, 1985, p. 264, fig. 3, and also in Clayton, Michael. The Collector's Dictionary of the Silver and Gold of Great Britain and North America, New York, 1971, p. 183, fig. 361.
Please note that lot 1087 (A pair of late George III sterling-silver-mounted cut-glass urns by Paul Storr, London, 1808) has been withdrawn from sale 21003.
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