A Regency silver meat platter, Paul Storr, London, 1816
6,000 - 8,000 USD
bidding is closed
- marked on base and stamped 865
- length 23 1/4 in.
- 59 cm
of good weight, oval with elaborate grapevine border with baskets of grapes and acanthus at intervals, engraved on each side with contemporary arms under drapery mantle with motto SAPERE AUDE
The arms are those of Parker of Cuerden and Extwistle, co. Lancaster quartering Townley of Royle, for Robert Townley-Parker of Cuerdon Hall and of Astley, M.P. D.L. High Sheriff 1817, b. 1793, married 1816 Harriet, youngest daughter of Thomas Brooke of Church Minshull, co. Chester, 2nd son of Sir Richard Brooke Bart. of Norton Priory. He died in 1879.