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A GEORGE III SILVER TOASTED-CHEESE DISH
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A GEORGE III SILVER TOASTED-CHEESE DISH

MARK OF BURRIDGE DAVENPORT, LONDON, 1781

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A GEORGE III SILVER TOASTED-CHEESE DISH
MARK OF BURRIDGE DAVENPORT, LONDON, 1781
Oblong with a beaded border and reeded handles, the slightly domed cover with a fluted vase finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms, engraved inside with a crest, marked underneath and inside cover
10½ in. (27 cm.) wide
17 oz. (518 gr.)
The arms are those of Fortescue impaling Grenville as borne by the Hon. Hugh Fortescue (1753-1841), eldest son of Matthew, 2nd Baron Fortescue (1719-1785) and later created 1st Earl Fortescue. He married Hester (d.1847), daughter of the Rt. Hon. George Grenville (1712-1770). The crest on the interior is that of Fortescue as borne by the Earls of Cleremont.
Provenance
With Garrard, 24 Albermarle Street, London, 21 January 1948.

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