SIX GEORGE III SILVER MEAT-DISHES
SIX GEORGE III SILVER MEAT-DISHES

LONDON, VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS

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SIX GEORGE III SILVER MEAT-DISHES
LONDON, VARIOUS DATES AND MAKERS
Each oval with gadrooned border, each engraved or later engraved with the same coat-of-arms and crest, comprising:
A large meat-dish, mark of Henry Greenway, London, 1796
A medium meat-dish, mark of Henry Greenway, London, 1795
A meat-dish, mark of William Sibley, London, 1812
A meat-dish, mark of William Burwash, London, 1813
A pair of small oval meat dishes, mark of William Burwash, London, 1813
The largest 21 ¼ in. (53.4 cm.) long
253 oz. 15 dwt. (7,891 gr.)
The arms are those of Vansittart impaling Turner impaling Newcomen, for Henry Vansittart (1784-1848) of Kirkleatham, Yorkshire and Foxley, Berkshire, and his wife Teresa (d.1844), daughter of Sir William Newcomen 1st Bt. (b.c.1740-1807) and widow of Sir Charles Turner 2nd Bt. (1773-1810), whom he married in 1812.
Provenance
A San Francisco Collection; Christie's, New York, 26 October 2007, lot 190.

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