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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 281

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER ENTREE DISHES AND COVERS WITH OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE STANDS

    THE ENTREE DISHES AND COVERS WITH MARK OF THOMAS ROBINS, LONDON, 1803, THE STANDS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1803

    Price Realised  

    A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER ENTREE DISHES AND COVERS WITH OLD SHEFFIELD PLATE STANDS
    THE ENTREE DISHES AND COVERS WITH MARK OF THOMAS ROBINS, LONDON, 1803, THE STANDS APPARENTLY UNMARKED, CIRCA 1803
    Oblong, with gadrooned rim and foliage and reed handles, the stands on bun feet, with part-wood handles, the covers engraved with a coat-of-arms, the dishes and stands with a crest, marked on sides and cover, the handles unmarked
    the stands 13¼ in. (33.6 cm.) wide over handles
    206 oz. (6,416 gr.)
    The arms are those of Bain, presumably for Andrew Bain, Esq. (d.1827) of Heffleton, Dorset. (8)


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    Provenance

    Dr. Andrew Bain, (d.1827) and presumably by descent to his daughter and co-heir.
    Sarah Francis Bain, who married Thomas Hawkesworth (d.1881) in 1831, and then by descent.