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Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)

A magnificent, fine and impressive, antique George III English sterling silver samovar made by Paul Storr in the Regency style; an addition to our Georgian silver teaware collection

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Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)
Collectable Samovar in Sterling Silver
Sterling Silver Samovar by Paul Storr - Regency Style - Antique George III (1806)

Description


This magnificent antique George III sterling silver samovar has a compressed circular form, supported by a spreading circular pedestal foot onto a plain square base and four bracket style feet, all in the Regency style.


The body of this impressive antique Georgian samovar is encircled with an applied moulded girdle above an exceptional contemporary engraved coat of arms of firstly a savage wreathed about the head and middle with bay leaves, bearing a bow in his left hand and pointing with his right to a blazing star in the dexter chief point*, second a saltire engrailed below three charges.


The shoulders and upper rim of the body are encircled with bands of applied gadroon decoration.


The anterior surface of the body incorporates a magnificent cast sterling silver spigot ornamented with reed decoration, accented with a floral motif to the square boss and lion mask design to the terminal of the spout.


This exceptional spigot is fitted with a shield shaped box wood handle.


The samovar is fitted with a magnificent pair of tied ribbed decorated handles, with exceptional cast lion mask decorated terminals.


This impressive Georgian silver samovar retains the original plain domed hallmarked push fit cover embellished with a contemporary engraved crest of a dexter hand issuing out of a cloud and pointing to a star*, below the motto 'Sequamur' - Let us Follow / Suffer.


The cover is surmounted with the original and exceptional cast sterling silver pineapple style finial, incorporating a pierced decorated steam vent to the cylindrical sleeve.


The interior of this exceptional samovar retains the original hallmarked, removable pierced decorated liner incorporating a cylindrical coal chamber.


The knop to the upper portion of the pedestal foot and border to the lower portion of the foot are encompassed with further gadroon ornamentation.


The plain square base is supported by four magnificent cast Regency style bracket feet.


This antique samovar was crafted by the very important and renowned London silversmith Paul Storr; the item reflects the exceptional quality and standard associated with this maker.


* The heraldic markings pertain to the family name Oswald; the second portion of the coat of arms bears associations to the historical progression of the family Haldane.


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Date: 1806

Condition


This antique Georgian silver samovar is a magnificent gauge of silver, magnificent quality and in magnificent condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are very clear.

The part hallmarks to the sleeve of the cover and surface of the liner are all very clear, in keeping with age and location.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this collectable samovar in sterling silver.


Dimensions


Height 38.2cm/15"

Length to front of spout 37.4cm/14.7"

Width across handles 37.6cm/14.8"

Width of base 18.5cm/7.3" square


Weight


180.1 troy ounces/5603g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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