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Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III (1811)

A magnificent, fine and impressive, rare antique Georgian English sterling silver fish slice / server made by Paul Storr; an addition to our silver flatware collection

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Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III
Sterling Silver Fish Slice by Paul Storr
Sterling Silver Fish Slice / Server by Paul Storr - Antique George III

Description


This magnificent antique George III sterling silver fish slice by Paul Storr, has a Fiddle and Thread pattern handle.


The surface of the handle is embellished with a paralleling thread decorated border, incorporated into the rounded heel and pip to the terminal.


The posterior surface of the handle terminal is further embellished with a contemporary engraved crest of a demi-lion rampant.


The handle of this silver fish slice / server conjoins with the incurved blade with a rounded bolster to the anterior surface, ornamented with a continuation of thread decoration; there is an impressive engraved shell design emanating from the bolster, in junction with the blade.


The blade is ornamented with exceptional, finely detailed engraved decoration illustrating a seabed scene abundant with an array of fish, seahorses, a lobster, a crab and prawns.


The ornamentation to the blade is further embellished with a large octopus design, with interlacing, scrolling arms displaying two rows of suckers.


The ocean scene design to the cast blade is enhanced with voided 'pierced' segments, enhancing both the foreground and background perspective.


The shaped blade is further embellished with a paralleling tooled border to the incurved edge.


The reverse surface of this impressive example of Georgian silverware is plain and unembellished.


This exceptional fish slice, crafted by the renowned London silversmith Paul Storr, is highly desirable and the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.


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Date: 1811

Condition


This antique Paul Storr silver fish slice is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The engraved ornamentation and heraldry is all very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the reverse of the handle are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this sterling silver fish slice by Paul Storr.


Dimensions


Length 32cm/12.6"

Length of blade 16cm/6.3"

Width of blade 7.7cm/3"


Weight


7.6 troy ounces/237g


 
 
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