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Paul Storr Silver Cream Jug
Reference: S1452
Period: George III
Year: 1801
Silversmith: Paul Storr
Place: London
Price: R 13 470.00
Weight: 172 grams
Dimensions: 9.5 cm height, 7.0 cm diameter
Condition: Excellent, some light scratches, no dents at all.

Description: An antique silver cream or milk jug by perhaps the most famous of English goldsmiths, Paul Storr. The jug is Neo Classical (Adam) style, as is usual for much of Storr's early work, and is extremely good quality. The jug has a pyriform body, with a border of gadrooning dividing the lower and upper part. The spout is broad, and the handle has a scroll on the base. The interior is gilded, and the base is raised, which has protected the hallmarks. Penzer, in his book "Paul Storr", described Storr as "the last of the great goldsmiths". The hallmarks are excellent, the makers mark P.S is perfect in every way. It is Storr's 4th mark, P.S with pellat in centre, in twin circles in contact, with indent at base producing a point. The base also has the original scratch marks "5 14=171e", "2u320" and "-/XE", we assume weight, style and inventory marks. Storr worked between 1793 and 1838, he died in 1844. He served his apprenticeship with Andrew Fogelberg.
Paul Storr Silver Cream Jug
Paul Storr Cream Jug

Paul Storr Silver Cream Jug
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Paul Storr Silver Cream Jug
Front view

Paul Storr Silver Cream Jug
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Paul Storr Silver Cream Jug
Hallmarks

Paul Storr Silver Cream Jug
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