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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 176

    A GEORGE III SILVER TOASTED-CHEESE DISH

    MARK OF WILLIAM BURWASH AND RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1810

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    A GEORGE III SILVER TOASTED-CHEESE DISH
    MARK OF WILLIAM BURWASH AND RICHARD SIBLEY, LONDON, 1810
    Oblong and with gadrooned rim with shell corners, the hinged cover with reeded scroll handle, with part-turned wood handle, engraved with a crest below a baron's coronet, marked underneath and inside cover
    9¾ in. (25 cm.) wide
    gross weight 45 oz. (1,408 gr.)
    The crest is that of Fox presumably for Henry Richard, 2nd Baron Holland (1773-1840). He married Elizabeth (d.1845), daughter and heir of Richard Vassall, in 1797.


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