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Paul Storr: Master Silversmith of the Georgian Regency Period
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Paul Storr is one of the most highly-regarded silversmiths of the 18th/19th century, producing much of the silver purchased by King George III and King George IV. His work ranged from tableware to elaborate centerpieces and presentation pieces. His career coinciding with historical events including the Industrial Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. His first major piece was the Battle of the Nile Cup, commissioned by the Duke of Portland for presentation to Lord Nelsen after his defeat of Napoleon’s troops in 1798. The featured teapot was produced by Paul Storr with a date mark of 1831, during a transitional period in...