Description & Technical information

Of compressed circular form, the pull-off cover with part-fluted decoration, leaf and bud finial, the body with gadrooned borders and cast fluted leaf-capped handles, engraved with a monogram surrounded by mantling, with part-fluted lower section, the cast spout modelled in the form of a birds-head with shell thumbpiece, on a pedestal stem, circular foot and canted square base issuing cast acanthus and shell-capped feet.
Weight: 201oz, (6,251g)

Date:  1824
Period:  1750-1850, 19th century
Origin:  England, London
Medium: silver
Signature: Maker's mark of Paul Storr

Dimensions: 41 cm (16¹/₈ inches)
Provenance: Koopman Rare Art "Paul Storr: An Exhibition of his Life's Work", Exhibit no. 85.
Exhibitions: Koopman Rare Art "Paul Storr: An Exhibition of his Life's Work", Exhibit no. 85.
Categories: Silver