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A PAIR OF GEORGE IV ROYAL SILVER-GILT SALVERS
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A PAIR OF GEORGE IV ROYAL SILVER-GILT SALVERS

MARK OF WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1821

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A PAIR OF GEORGE IV ROYAL SILVER-GILT SALVERS
MARK OF WILLIAM BATEMAN, LONDON, 1821
Shaped circular and with a gadrooned rim, on three leaf-capped scroll feet, engraved with the Royal coat-of-arms with a label for difference, each marked on reverse
16½ in. (42 cm.)
156 oz. (4,852 gr.)
The Royal arms with a label for difference are for H.R.H. Prince William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester (1776-1834), nephew of King George III of Great Britain. (2)
Provenance
H.R.H. Prince William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester (1776-1834), and then by descent to his cousin
H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge, K.G., K.T., K.P., (1819-1904)
H.R.H. The Duke of Cambridge, deceased; Christie's London, 6 June 1904, lot 98 (£90 to Hancocks)
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William Frederick, 2nd Duke of Gloucester (1776-1834) was the son of Prince William Henry, 1st Duke of Gloucester (d.1805) and Maria, Countess of Walpole (d.1807). He was born in Rome, and served as Colonel of the 1st Foot Guards in Flanders at eighteen. A year later he was created Major-General, then General in 1808 and Field Marshal in 1816. He served as Chancellor of Cambridge University and later Governor of Portsmouth. He married on 22 July, 1816, at The Queen's House, St James's, his first cousin Princess Mary of Great Britain (1776-1857), fourth daughter of King George III and his wife Queen Charlotte.
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