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Dish

Dish

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1808-1809 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paul Storr, born 1771 - died 1844 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, raised, cast finial, chased, flatted silver around base, gadroons

  • Museum number:

    M.63&A-1982

  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 67, The Whiteley Galleries, case 9 []

Deeper dishes such as this may have been used to serve game or fowl. The rich neo classical ornament of this dish was expected to display the wealth of the owner to his dinner guests. The dish would have been sold by the Royal Goldsmiths, Rundell, Bridge and Rundell.

Physical description

Covered dish

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1808-1809 (made)

Artist/maker

Paul Storr, born 1771 - died 1844 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, raised, cast finial, chased, flatted silver around base, gadroons

Marks and inscriptions

PS - Paul Storr; On side of base: maker, sterling, leopard, duty, date N (1808-9); Inside cover: maker, sterling and date M (1807-8)

Arms & Crest of Marquess of Ormonde

Arms of Ormonde and their crest fashioned into finials for the covers

Dimensions

Height: 28.0 cm, Length: 23.5 cm, Width: 20.0 cm

Object history note

Acquisition RF: 53 / 599 No Reg Des
In lieu of Estate Tax - Ormonde Estate
One of a pair. Deeper dishes such as this may have been used to serve game or fowl. The rich neo classical ornament of this dish was expected to display the wealth of the owner to his dinner guests. The dish would have been sold by the Royal Goldsmiths, Rundell, Bridge and Rundell.

Descriptive line

Silver, London hallmarks for 1808-9, mark of Paul Storr

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Raising; Casting; Chasing; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Coats of arms; Gadroons; Crest

Categories

Metalwork; Food vessels & Tableware

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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