A George III Silver-gilt Hot Water Jug on Lampstand, Paul Storr, London, 1805
of vase form, the shoulders with basketweave border, engraved in front with peacock crest below a archbishop's mitre, the wood handle springing from a female head and terminating in a cornucopia, underside engraved with initials, I+M+S, the stand with running leaf borders and three ring handles, centered by a removable lamp, raised on three paw feet headed by leaves
height overall 11 3/4 in.
The crest and archbishop's mitre are those of Charles Manners-Sutton (1755-1826), Archbishop of Canterbury.
Charles Manners-Sutton, Archbishop of Canterbury
John Henry Thomas Manners-Sutton, 3rd Viscount Canterbury
John Pierpont Morgan
Christie's, New York, The Morgan Collection, 26 October 1982
Christie's, New York, 20 October 1998, lot 341
Crichton Bros., Inventory of the Morgan Silver at 12 Grosvenor Square and Wall Hall, Hertfordshire, 1937 (copy in the archives of the Pierpont Morgan Library, New York).
Michael Clayton, The Christie's Pictoral History of English and American Silver, 1985, p. 210.