A George III Silver-Gilt Honey Pot, Cover and Stand.
A George III Silver-Gilt Honey Pot, Cover and Stand.

PAUL STORR, LONDON (1771-1844)

A George III Silver-Gilt Honey Pot, Cover and Stand.

1797 United Kingdom

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A George III silver-gilt honey Pot, cover and stand, London 1797, maker's mark of Paul Storr.
The honey pot of bound reeded form. The cover with ribbon reeded wreath finial, engraved with a crowned monogram 'ALK', the stand with similar border of ribbon and reed. The stand engraved with the motto 'Ut Apes Industria', on three ball feet. The pot together with a matched honey spoon by Eley & Fearn made in London, 1798. The spoon of shovel form, engraved with a same crowned monogram.
The initials are ALK below an earl’s coronet for Augusta Lavinia Priscilla (1813-1904), second daughter of the 4th Earl of Bessborough, who married on 18 Marcy 1834, William Thomas, Earl of Kerry (1811-1836), elder son of Henry Petty-Fitzmaurice, 3rd Marquess of Lansdowne (1780-1863). The Countess of Kerry was married secondly on 2 April 1845 to the Hon. Charles Alexander Gore (1811-1897), fifth son of the 2nd Earl of Arran.
One of the crests of the Earls of Lansdowne is a beehive beset with bees.
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Dimensions
Height 11.70 cm (4.61 inches)
Weight 387.30g (12.45oz t)
Stock Code
22807.2
Medium
Silver-Gilt
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