A George III silver two-handled soup tureen and cover, by Paul Storr, London 1799,

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Lot 185
A George III silver two-handled soup tureen and cover,
by Paul Storr, London 1799,

Sold for £ 13,200 (US$ 18,006) inc. premium
A George III silver two-handled soup tureen and cover,
by Paul Storr, London 1799,
of plain oval form with gadroon border and having angular scroll handles, cover applied with a reeded and acanthus leaf handle, the whole raised on a domed and rectangular base, cover and tureen engraved with a crest beneath a coronet, and scratch engraved under base "oz 107'2", height 33cm, length 45.5cm, weight 103oz.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:- "Collezione S. Bulgari, Roma"

    'Peerage of England', Arthur Collins, 1812, page 409, identifies this engraved crest and coronet for Jervis, Viscount St Vincent of Meaford. The demi-pegasus in Lord St Vincent's crest is now most frequently depicted issuing from a naval coronet in allusion to the illustrious victories of Admiral Sir John Jervis over the Spanish Fleet at the 1797 battle of Cape St Vincent.
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