Apollo Subscribe
Art Market

Pick of the fair: Koopman Rare Art

TEFAF Maastricht 2016

18 March 2016

New highlights every day from TEFAF Maastricht

Pair of wine coolers
(1834), Paul Storr

Storr was the most celebrated gold- and silversmith in Britain during the first half of the 19th century, renowned for his grand neoclassical pieces. In 1819, he left the firm of Rundell, Bridge & Rundell to open his own shop and turned his attention to more naturalistic designs. These wine coolers – possibly the earliest examples of this model – are made to resemble simple woven baskets, with grapes and vine leaves tumbling from their rims.

Selected by Susan Moore.

Want stories like this in your inbox?

Sign up today to receive Apollo highlights direct to your inbox – and be the first to know about Apollo events, special offers, and what’s in the latest issue

There’s never been a better time to subscribe to Apollo magazine. Start your subscription today with 3 issues for £10.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *