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    Sale 7441

    Important Silver

    29 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 525

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SECOND COURSE DISHES WITH OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE COVERS

    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1806

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF GEORGE III SILVER SECOND COURSE DISHES WITH OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE COVERS
    MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1806
    The dishes each shaped circular and with shell and foliage heightened gadrooned border, engraved on one side with a coat-of-arms within drapery mantling, the other side later engraved with a crest below a baron's and a naval coronet, the domed part fluted covers with a loop handle, the dishes marked underneath
    the dishes 13 in. (33 cm.) diam.
    90 oz. (2,800 gr.)
    The arms are those of Beresford for William Carr Beresford, (1768-1854), later 1st Viscount Beresford. (4)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE DUKE OF ATHOLL
    (Lots 519-525 and 614-616)