GEORGE III SILVER BASTING SPOON – “COBURG”
Paul Storr, London, 1816
The shaft cast with an arrangement of graduating anthemion (palmette leaves) below deeply cast scale diapering and a shell-headed reserve engraved with the arms an unnamed gentleman of the Scottish family of Lockhart (of Lee in the County of Lanark who anciently bore: ‘Azure three boars’ heads argent’ or the family of Lockhart of Cleghorn in the same County) to a lady of an as at present unidentified family, the shaft verso also with honeysuckle anthemion and shell decoration above and below a script monogram FdePH (probably of a later owner); all above a large silver-gilt bowl, the bowl heel cast with an elaborate escallop shell
The Coburg Pattern, was designed by Paul Storr c1812 for Rundell, Bridge and Rundell (Jewelers and Silversmiths to the Crown). Coburg is considered one of the most sophisticated patterns every produced and the pattern of choice for the Prince Regent (later King George IV). It deservedly has the reputation of being the King of English flatware patterns and is still used by the Royal Family for major banquets
Condition : Crisp marks and decoration; slight wear to the bowl gilt; one very small minor indentation to the bowl tip
12.25” Long / 6.4 oz.
Also See :
William Chawner, London, 1825
Each with a Royal crest for Augustus Frederick, second eldest son of George III, Duke of York & Albany
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George III Silver Coburg Pattern Basting Spoon, Paul Storr, London, 1816, engraved with a coat of arms, monogrammed verso