JEWELLERY, DECORATIVE & FINE ARTS AUCTION Tuesday, 23 July 2024 - 10:00 AM start

A pair of William IV cast silver gilt butter-shells by Paul Storr, ex Florence Court,

Realised: $12,500 plus premium

Lot Details

cast as scallop shells and raised on periwinkle feet. London 1836, Maker Paul Storr, (Ref. Jackson's page 230). W.105mm Weight approx. 300gms. Note: Shell dishes by Storr are extremely rare and are seldom seen on the market. Provenance: The collection of John and Valerie Robertson, Auckland. Purchased Dunbar Sloane Auction, 'The Best of Florence Court', July 2009. (catalogued as salt cellars). $18,520.