Antique Paul Storr Sterling Silver Sauce Tureen 1802
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This sterling silver sauce tureen from world-famous silversmith Paul Storr is wonderful example of Storr’s elegant craftsmanship: this antique silver sauce tureen features an oval form, angular loop handles, classical pedestal foot, push-fit domed lid, and ring handle decorated with chased leaf.
This George III antique silver tureen bears the coats of arms of two families. While research is ongoing into the family names, it is likely that the male family name is Cadman, from Cowley, Derbyshire, whose crest is the stork’s head, crowned, and three columbine buds, as the photographs testify.
This elegant George III antique silver sauce tureen bears hallmarks for London 1802 and the maker’s mark of Paul Storr. You can see these on the silver tureen foot and lid rim. In prime condition, the hallmarks are clear, and there are no signs of repair, nor are there any dings or dents, as the photographs show.
This antique silver sauce tureen is a wonderful example of the artistry of Paul Storr. Its elegant form also echoes the Georgian design ethos associated with the Adam brothers, who were famed for their Neoclassical architecture and interiors. In this way, this silver sauce tureen celebrates the world-renowned artistry of Paul Storr and the enduring popularity of Adam Style silver.
More About Paul Storr
The work of Paul Storr (1770–1844), one of the most lauded silversmiths of the nineteenth century, was highly favoured by royalty and aristocratic English houses; his pieces were bought by King George III and King George IV. Storr worked independently and in partnership, notably with Rundell, Bridge & Rundell, who were granted a Royal Warrant to King George III. Storr later set up in business with John Mortimer in 1822 in London’s New Bond Street until his retirement in 1838. His legacy is silverwork of exceptional quality and design.
To View this Antique Sterling Silver Sauce Tureen
We do recommend that you visit our showroom to view this beautiful antique silver tureen, if at all possible. In our North London showroom you can see this lovely silver antique in person, along with a wide choice of other items and our other Paul Storr collectables currently in stock. If you do decide to make a trip to see this merchandise, please contact us first by telephone to make sure that this antique sterling silver sauce tureen is still available to you and has not been reserved or sold. Please do have ready the item reference number, which is shown above, when phoning us so we can easily and quickly identify this Paul Storr Sauce Tureen.
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Shipping, Delivery and Returns
The George III silver sauce tureen detailed here needs skillful packing and careful transport so that it arrives at your delivery address in the same condition in which it leaves our showroom. We can deliver this silver sauce tureen to almost any place across the world and we can manage the packing for you. However, please call or email us for a shipping quotation before purchasing this piece of Georgian silver so that we can meet all your shipping needs. Shipping to any mainland UK address is free.
If you are not satisfied with this Paul Storr silver sauce tureen we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You are responsible for the return shipping fees for this Georgian silver sauce tureen unless we have inaccurately described the item in some material way and you do not receive the antique sauce tureen as described. You must return the article in its original packaging and condition.
You are also accountable for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union for the shipping of this Paul Storr antique sauce tureen.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 15 x Width 23 x Depth 11 & Weight 20 troy oz
Dimensions in inches:
Height 6 inches x Width 9 inches x Depth 4 inches & Weight 0.62 kg
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
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