A silver hot water urn by Paul Storr, 1814, 4 pieces

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Lot 82
A George III silver two-handled tea urn, cover and burner, by Paul Storr, London 1814 (the burner cover stamped with lion passant only),

Sold for £ 7,800 (US$ 9,736) inc. premium
A George III silver two-handled tea urn, cover and burner,
by Paul Storr, London 1814 (the burner cover stamped with lion passant only),
the ovoid body with part-fluted decoration, gadroon border and lion-mask drop-ring handles, on four shell-capped supports terminating in hairy paw feet, the spigot chased with ribbon-tied leaves and having an ivory handle in the form of a shell, the shaped square base with gadroon border and raised on four bun feet, armorial engraved on body and crest to cover, height 44.4cm., weight 103oz.

Footnotes

  • The arms are those of John Jeffreys Pratt, 2nd Earl of Camden (1759 - 1840).
    Invested a Knight of the Garter on 14th August 1799.
    Entering Parliament at the age of 21 Lord Camden became successively a Lord of the Admiralty, a Lord of the Treasury, Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Secretary of State for War and the Colonies and Chancellor of Cambridge University.
A silver hot water urn by Paul Storr, 1814, 4 pieces
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