Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV
Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV

PAUL STORR, LONDON (1771-1844)

Antique Pair of Sterling Silver Egg Cups George IV

1820 London, England

Offered by AC Silver

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These exceptional antique George IV sterling silver egg cups have a bell shaped form to a swept pedestal foot.

The body of each egg cup is plain and encircled with an applied girdle to the upper portion, below a contemporary bright cut engraved crest of a lion's head couped accented with the motto 'Paratus sum' - I am ready.

The flared rims of the antique silver egg cups are ornamented with fine and impressive applied gadroon decorated border accented with leaf motifs.

The waisted stem of each antique silver piece features a plaincircular knop to the upper portion.

The circular feet are encircled with a chased band of egg ornamentation.

Each silver egg cup retains the original gilding to the interior and ornamentation to the upper rim.

These exceptional sterling silver egg cups are crafted by the renowned and important London silversmith Paul Storr.

Condition

These George IV pieces are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

The applied decoration is all very sharp and the bright cut engraved crests are very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each egg cup are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique George IV silverware.

Dimensions
Diameter of rim 6.3cm/2.5"
Diameter of foot 3.5cm/1.4"
Height 7cm/2.8"

Total Weight
4.9 troy ounces/151g



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These George IV pieces are an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition in keeping with age.

The applied decoration is all very sharp and the bright cut engraved crests are very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of each egg cup are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique George IV silverware.
Date: 1820

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7326 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A7326
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive pair of antique George IV English sterling silver egg cups made by Paul Storr; part of our dining silverware collection
AC Silver

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Jesmond
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Tyne & Wear
NE2 2SU

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