A George I silver strawberry dish
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A George I silver strawberry dish

MAKER'S MARK DI PROBABLY FOR ARTHUR DICKEN, LONDON, 1722, BRITANNIA STANDARD

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A George I silver strawberry dish
Maker's mark DI probably for Arthur Dicken, London, 1722, Britannia standard
Shaped circular with fluted and scalloped rim, the centre engraved with later coat-of-arms, marked on outer border
17.2 cm. (6¾ in.) diam.
242 gr. (7 oz.)
Provenance
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 27 November 1975, lot 169 (to Dreesmann).
Dr Anton C.R. Dreesmann (inventory no. G-15).
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Lot Essay

The arms are those of Ffolkes impaling Browne, for Sir William John Henry Browne Ffolkes, 2nd Bt. (1786-1860), who married on 21st April 1818, Charlotte Phillipa, youngest daughter of Dominick Geoffrey Browne, of Castle MacGarret, co. Mayo, and sister of 1st Baron Oranmore
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