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Fruit stand

Maker:
Paul Storr (British, 1771–1844)
Date:
1814/15
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Gilt silver
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/8 x W. 10 3/8 in. (33.3 x 26.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Chester Hamilton Lehman, 1965
Accession Number:
65.205a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 509
Inscription: Engraved on side of base: crest: rabbit with three twigs in mouth (unidentified)

Marking: [1] P S (maker's mark for Paul Storr, ent. 1793);
[2] Lion passant;
[3] R (London date letter for 1812–13);
[4] King's head;
[5] Leopard's head crowned;
[6] T (London date letter for 1814–15);

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] underneath base supporting caryatids;
[1],[2], [4]-[6] underneath bowl;
[1],[2],[4]-[6] underneath sub-base;
[1],[2] on thyrsus held by caryatids;

Scratched underneath bowl in center: 226;
Scratched underneath sub-base: 4544;
Stamped underneath base: 226
Mrs. Chester Hamilton Lehman (until 1965; to MMA)
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