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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1999.306.10.1-2
People
Paul Storr, British, English (London 1771 - 1844 London)
Title
Pair of Toast Racks
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Work Type
tool/equipment
Date
1815-1816
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George III (1760-1820)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/141996
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
18.26 x 20.16 x 13.65 cm (7 3/16 x 7 15/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
500.5 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: Struck on lower frames: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter, duty mark
  • maker's mark: struck on lower frames: PS [in two overlapping circles] [Paul Storr, Grimwade, no. 2235]
  • inscription: underside, engraved: 675
Provenance
Supplied by Rundell, Bridge & Rundell to Bernard Howard, 12th Duke of Norfolk, 1816, by descent; to Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, 16th Duke of Norfolk, sold; to David Berg, New York, c. 1956, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1999.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of David Berg
Accession Year
1999
Object Number
1999.306.10.1-2
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Oblong, raised on four foliate scholl and shell feet, gadrooned borders with foliage and anthemion at intervals, fitted with seven double hoops, the central one with reeded loop handles with acanthus bases.
Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), pp. 178-180, cat. no. 173, repr. p. 179, details repr. pp. 178-179.

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