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A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III SILVER DINNER-PLATES
PROPERTY FROM STANTON COURT, GLOUCESTERSHIRE
A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III SILVER DINNER-PLATES

MARK OF WILLIAM BENNETT, LONDON, 1812

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A SET OF TWELVE GEORGE III SILVER DINNER-PLATES
MARK OF WILLIAM BENNETT, LONDON, 1812
Each shaped circular and with foliage, shell and anthemion heightened border, engraved with a coat-of-arms, each marked underneath, further engraved with inventory numbers and scratchweights '1 31"4'; '2 31"4'; '3 30"10'; '4 31"2'; '5 30"10'; '6 31"15'; '7 31"4'; '8 31"14'; '9 32"1'; '10 31"17'; '11 31"14' and '12 29"18'
10 ½ in. (26.8 cm.) diam.
367 oz. 8 dwt. (11,427 gr.)
The arms are those of Canning quartering Salmon, Marshall and Newburgh impaling another, probably Stewart, for George Canning, later 1st Baron Garvagh (1778 - 1840) and his first wife Lady Georgina (d.1804), daughter of Robert, 1st Marquess of Londonderry, whom he married in 1803.

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