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A GEORGE III SILVER TABLE-SERVICE AND A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DESSERT-SERVICE
A GEORGE III SILVER TABLE-SERVICE AND A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DESSERT-SERVICE

MARK OF WILLIAM ELEY AND WILLIAM FEARN, LONDON, 1817 AND 1805

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A GEORGE III SILVER TABLE-SERVICE AND A GEORGE III SILVER-GILT AND MOTHER-OF-PEARL DESSERT-SERVICE
MARK OF WILLIAM ELEY AND WILLIAM FEARN, LONDON, 1817 AND 1805
Fiddle, Thread and Shell pattern, the table-service engraved with two crests below a duke's coronet, the dessert-service engraved with a crest, comprising:
Eighteen table-spoons
Eighteen table-forks
Eighteen table-knives with Victorian steel blades and filled handles, maker's mark AH only
Eighteen dessert-spoons
Eighteen fruit-forks with mother-of-pearl handles
Eighteen fruit-knives with mother-of-pearl handles
Contained in a fitted brass-bound oak canteen
the case 20¾ in. (52.6 cm.) wide
151 oz. 14 dwt. (4,720 gr.)
The crests on the table service are those D'Arcy and Godolphin almost certainly for George, 6th Duke of Leeds and Baron Conyers (1775-1838). He was later made Knight of the Garter in 1827.

The crest on the dessert-service is that of Mitchell. (108)

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