An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT'
Lot 31
An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand
by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT'
Sold for £50,000 (US$ 67,077) inc. premium

Lot Details
An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT' An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT' An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT' An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT' An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT' An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT' An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT' An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT'
An impressive George III silver soup tureen on stand
by Paul Storr, London 1807, rim stamped 'RUNDELL BRIDGE ET RUNDELL AURIFICES REGIS ET PRINCEPIS WALLIAE LONDINI FECERUNT'
The oval lid with a reed and ribbon handle with lion mask terminals above honeysuckle and flower motif, the body with fluted band and two lion mask, acanthus leaf-topped reeded handles, the base supported by four winged lions with Egyptian headdresses, the stand with acanthus leaf ends, on four lion paw feet, the tureen with a liner, height 38cm, length of stand 53cm, weight 386oz.

Footnotes

  • The pair to this tureen was sold at Sotheby's, London, 30 November, 1978, lot 48 and as part of lot 52, Christie's, New York, 10 January 1991, The Marcos Collection sold on behalf of the Republic of the Philippines through the Presidential Commission on Good Government.
    A soup tureen of this model is illustrated in Christopher Hartop, 'Art in Industry: The Silver of Paul Storr' (Cambridge 2015), page 8.

    PROVENANCE
    Sotheby's: London 2nd June 1992, lot 131 with the following provenance:
    Emanuel II, King of Portugal.
    Augusta Victoria of Hehenzollern, Queen of Portugal who married secondly Robert, Count Douglas.
    Purchased from the above collection by Gallerie Jürg Stucker, Bern in 1973.
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