12 June 2002
A George III silver mazarine
Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1794
Oval and on four ball feet, pierced with anthemion, scroll and cinquefoil ornament, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms with baron's coronet above, marked on reverse
17 1/8in. (43.5cm.) long
The arms are those of the Earls of Galloway quartering Abernethy, Wishart and Stewart, impaling the arms of King Charles II quartering Scott, for Archibald, 1st Baron Douglas (1748-1827) and his second wife Frances (1750-1817), posthumous daughter of Francis, Earl of Dalkeith (1720-1751), whom he married in 1783.
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