26 October 2007
A GEORGE IV SILVER MEAT DISH
MARK OF JOHN HOULE, LONDON, 1820
Shaped oval, with gadrooned border with shell and acanthus leaf decoration at intervals, the border engraved with coat-of-arms and crest, marked on reverse and engraved with scratchweight 59=13
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) diameter; 59 oz. (1837 gr.)
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John Houle apprenticed to Paul Storr from 1798 to 1807.
A John Houle silver meat dish with the same border, coat-of-arms, and crest was sold Christie's, New York, 19 April 2002, lot 338.
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