Property from a Private Connecticut Collection
A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1808
the covers engraved twice with arms, the dishes crested twice, with slip-lock snake-form finials
marked on dishes, covers, and finials
98 oz 10 dwt
length 11 ¾ in.
29 oz 15 dwt
Engravings rubbed, but more heavily for the crests. A few minor dings to interiors, otherwise good.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.
Weschler's, Washington D.C., February 22, 1987, lot 1069
The arms are those of Morewood quartering Palmer and impaling Blois for William Palmer Morewood, esq. of Alfreton Hall, co. Derby and Ladbroke, co. Warwick. He married December 15, 1815, Clara, 2nd daughter of Sir Charles Blois, bart. He died in 1863, and she in 1865.