12 June 2007
A GEORGE IV SILVER TABLE-SERVICE
MARK OF WILLIAM CHAWNER, LONDON, 1821
Fiddle pattern, later engraved with a crest, comprising:
6 sauce ladles
214 oz. (6,656 gr.)
The crest is that of Hyett for Francis Adams Hyett, J.P., B.A., of Painswick House, Gloucestershire (1844-1941). (126)
Francis Adams Hyett of Painswick House, Gloucestershire (1844-1941) and then by descent.
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