11 June 2003
THE PROPERTY OF A NOBLEMAN
A pair of George III silver waiters
Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1809
Each circular, on four winged sphinx monopodia feet, with egg-and-dart border, each field engraved twice with a helm and crest, marked on reverse, also engraved with number '1' and '2'
5 7/8in. (15cm.) diam.
The crests are those of Beaumont and Wentworth, presumably for Col. Thomas Richard Beaumont Esq. (1758-1829) and his wife Diana (d.1831), natural daughter and eventual heiress of Sir Thomas Wentworth 5th Bt. (2)
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