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The arms are for Lady Mary Abdy, née Gordon of Moore Place, Herts.
She married Captain Sir William Abdy, R.N., 6th.Bt., in 1777 & died in 1829. As her husband died in 1803, the silver was engraved after his death, thus accounting for the unusual commemoration of Sir William's baronetcy on a widow's lozenge.