Early 19th Century Antique George III Sterling Silver Large Tea Urn London 1814 Paul Storr

£ 29,500.00

A truly prestigious large Georgian silver tea urn made by Paul Storr.

 

Description

A fine George III silver two-handled tea urn, by Paul Storr, London 1814, of classical vase form, ribbon-tied foliate handles, the neck chased with foliage and anthemion decoration and acanthus leaf border.  The centre front has a contemporary hand engraved armorial for importance with part-fluted decoration above and below.   The fabulous fluted tap has a lion mask spout and fluted ivory handle.  The top of the tea urn has a delightful fluted pull-off cover with a crest and detachable fluted and foliate finial and the interior with a silver heating rod holder.  The tea urn sits on a raised fluted circular foot which has a square base and four sumptuous winged paw feet.

 

Weight:  170 troy ounces/5296 grams

Height:  21.5 inches/54.5cm

Width:  18.8 inches/27.5cm

Diameter:  9 inches/22.75cm (bowl widest)

Condition:  Excellent throughout

Provenance:  Alexander Campbell (1768-1817), and then by family descent to the current owner.
The arms are those of Campbell of Hallyard, granted in 1814 to Alexander Campbell.

Price:  £29,500