An Exceptional Warwick Vase on Stand with Caribbean Interest
An Exceptional Warwick Vase on Stand with Caribbean Interest
An Exceptional Warwick Vase on Stand with Caribbean Interest

PAUL STORR, LONDON (1771-1844)

An Exceptional Warwick Vase on Stand with Caribbean Interest

1819 to 1821 United Kingdom

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This exceptional example of a silver gilt Warwick Vase was presented to James Anthill – Chief Justice of Antigua and is mentioned in his will of 1822.
The base with coats-of-arms and presentation inscriptions. One inscription reading: 'To the Honorable James Athill Chief Justice of Antigua. This piece of plate is presented by the Unanimous Voice of the Legislature of His Native Country to commemorate their exalted Sense of the Ardour of his Patriotism, The Splendour of his Talents and The Integrety of his Life.
This piece was gifted to him by the legislature of the island and is mentioned in his will of 1822:

James Athill. Will dated 12 Sept. 1822
‘….my books, and the silver-gilt vase given me by the Legislature of the Island, and if he die before me I give the 1786 May 25 Samuel Harman to Mary Athill, sp^ L. 1788 Sept. 25
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The vase bearing the crest of Athill for James Anthill - Chief Justice of Antigua
Dimensions
Height 44.50 cm (17.52 inches)
Weight 321.00oz t (9983.10g)
Stock Code
22121.1
Medium
Silver-gilt
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