A William IV Silver-Gilt Cup on an Ormolu Mounted Lapis Lazuli Plinth

PAUL STORR, LONDON (1771-1844)

A William IV Silver-Gilt Cup on an Ormolu Mounted Lapis Lazuli Plinth

1835 United Kingdom

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Campana shaped, the lower body part fluted, with bifurcated reeded handles and an egg-and-dart rim, on square foot with foliage cast stem, engraved on one side with an inscription and on the other with a coat-of-arms, on gilt-metal mounted blue stone plinth.

The inscription reads 'To Sir John Trollope Bart of Casewick From Sir John Thorold Bart of Syston Park June 26th 1837'

The arms are those of Trollope for Sir John Trollope 7th Bt. (1800-1874) of Casewick, co. Lincoln. He was later created 1st Baron Kesteven in 1868. He married Julia Maria (d.1876), eldest daughter of Sir Robert Sheffield 4th Bt., in 1847. He was educated at Eton College and became a Captain in the 10th Hussars. He was later M.P. for Lincoln between 1841 and 1868 serving as president of the Poor Law Board in 1852.

Sir John Thorold 11th Bt. (1816-1866) of Syston Park, co. Lincoln, married Elizabeth Frances (d.1894), third daughter of Colonel Thomas Blackborne Thoroton-Hildyard, of Flintham Hall, co. Nottingham, in 1841.

The Trollopes and Thorolds were both prominent Lincolnshire families. They intermarried on a number of occasions, firstly in 1759 when Isabella (d.1803), daughter of Sir John Thorold, 8th Bt. (1703-1775) married Thomas Middleton Trollope (1721-1779), eldest son of Sir Thomas Trollope, 4th Bt. (1691-1784).
Presented to Sir John Trollope 7th Bt. (1800-1874) of Casewick, co. Lincoln by Sir John Thorold 11th Bt. (1816-1866) of Syston Park, co. Lincoln, on 26 June 1837
Dimensions
Height 52.50 cm (20.67 inches)
Weight 124.00oz t (3856.40g)
Stock Code
20488.3
Medium
Silver-gilt, blue stone
Signed/Inscribed
London 1835
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