GALLERIES/Koopman Rare Art
Paul Storr (1771 - 1844)
A Pair of Paul Storr Warwick Vase Wine Coolers, 1819
24.5 × 36 cm. (9 ⅝ × 14 ⅓ in.)
Koopman Rare Art focuses on top-quality English silver from the 18th and 19th Centuries by leading master craftsmen such as Paul Storr, Paul de Lamerie and Benjamin Smith, while also offering a range of Chinese, modern and continental silver. The long-established company has formed some of the most distinguished collections of antique silver globally and now also specialises in 20th Century and fine contemporary jewellery alongside an extensive collection of gold and enamel snuffboxes. Koopman Rare Art has an international client base and regularly visits collectors in the Americas, Asia and Europe. The company understands the importance of provenance and research and prides itself on thorough academic study, thus providing clients with works of the finest quality, design and history. Koopman also has a significant presence at annual antique fairs worldwide, including Masterpiece London, TEFAF Maastricht, Fine Art Asia and The Winter Show New York. Additionally, Koopman has worked with world-famous museums such as The Ashmolean Museum, The Victoria & Albert Museum, The Metropolitan Museum in New York and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.