The Baring Warwick Vase
The Baring Warwick Vase

PAUL STORR, LONDON (1771-1844)

The Baring Warwick Vase

1814 London

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A George III Silver Gilt Warwick Vase

Silver Gilt
London, 1814
Maker’s mark of Paul Storr

Weight: 6,840g, 219oz 18dwt
Height: 27cm, 10.6in
Width (including handles): 43.2cm, 17 inches

Bearing the coat-of-arms of the Baring family, Sir Thomas Baring, 2nd Baronet, who was the eldest son of Francis Baring, founder of Barings Bank.

Sir Thomas Baring, 2nd Baronet (12 June 1772 – 3 April 1848), was a British banker and Member of Parliament.
He was a member of the Baring family and the eldest son of Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet, founder of Barings Bank. His grandfather John Baring had emigrated from Germany and established the family in England. Thomas became a partner in Baring Brothers & Co. in 1804, remaining until 1809. After his early career with the bank, Sir Thomas was elected a British Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituencies of High Wycombe and Hampshire (until 1831). He married Mary Ursula Sealy, daughter of Charles Sealy, on 3 September 1794 in Calcutta, India.
From 1832 to 1833 he was the chairman of the London and South Western Railway. He was president of the London Institution and Director of the British Institution. In June 1841, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
He succeeded Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet, and was succeeded by his eldest son Francis, who was later raised to the peerage as Baron Northbrook. His other children included:

Thomas (1799–1873)
John (1801–1888)
Charles (1807–1879) and
Five daughters.

He died aged 75 on 3 April 1848 at his residence Stratton Park House, East Stratton, Hampshire.
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