23 January 2001
A GILT AND ENAMEL ARMORIAL PLATE
With a large coat-of-arms for Hanbury with Comyn in pretence in the center, the rim with a fruiting grapevine border enclosed by bands of diaper patterns
9in. (22.8cm.) diam.
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This service was made for John Hanbury (1700-58), a London Quaker with vast tobacco lands in Maryland and Virginia, and a director of the South Sea Co. See D.S. Howard, op. cit., pp. 122 and 265.
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