A SET OF SIX ROYAL/AMBASSADORIAL GEORGE III SILVER SALT-CELLARS
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A SET OF SIX ROYAL/AMBASSADORIAL GEORGE III SILVER SALT-CELLARS

MARK OF ANDREW FOGELBERG AND STEPHEN GILBERT, LONDON, 1789

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A SET OF SIX ROYAL/AMBASSADORIAL GEORGE III SILVER SALT-CELLARS
MARK OF ANDREW FOGELBERG AND STEPHEN GILBERT, LONDON, 1789
Oval and on spreading foot, the foot and rim each applied with ribbon-tied reeded and bead border, the lower body part-fluted, with two reeded handles, each engraved with the Royal crest within the garter motto and below the Royal crown, each marked on foot
2¾ in. (6.5 cm.) high
31 oz. (977 gr.)
The Royal crest is that of George III (r. 1760-1820). (6)
Provenance
Almost certainly supplied to Alleyne FitzHerbert, later 1st Baron St. Helens (1753-1839) as Ambassador to The Hague (1789-1790) or Madrid (1790-1794) and by descent.
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