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    Sale 7597

    Important Silver

    10 June 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 236

    A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III SILVER DINNER-PLATES

    MARK OF MAGDALEN FELINE, LONDON, 1760

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III SILVER DINNER-PLATES
    MARK OF MAGDALEN FELINE, LONDON, 1760
    Each shaped circular and with a gadrooned rim, later engraved with a coat-of-arms below a crown of the Holy Roman Empire and a duke's coronet, each marked on the back, the backs further engraved with a number and a scratchweight 'No 84 18"4'; 'No 93 17"13'; 'No 95 18"3'; 'No 102 18"5'; 'No 104 17"14'; 'No 119 17"17'; 'No 128 17"3'; 'No 139 18"3'; 'No 153 17"17'; 'No 156 17"18'; 'No 164 18"5' and another with indistinct number and a scratchweight '17"11'
    9¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam.
    195 oz. (6,061 gr.)
    The arms are those of Churchill quartering Spencer imapling Stewart, for George, 5th Duke of Marlborough (1766-1817) and his wife Susan (d.1841), daughter of John, 7th Earl of Galloway (1736-1806), whom he married in 1791. (12)


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Raymond H. Weill; Christie's New York, 16 April 2004, lot 105


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY