12 December 2002
A PAIR OF ASSEMBLED VICTORIAN SILVER COVERED VEGETABLE DISHES
Mark of Robert Garrard, London, 1845; one dish mark of William Simons, London, 1794
The circular dishes with gadroon borders, the covers domed circular with detachable heraldic finials of crowns surmounting tasseled cushions, the covers and dishes engraved with crests, marked on sides of dishes, inside covers, finials and bolts
8¾in. (22.5cm.) diameter; 58oz.
8¾in. (22.5cm.) diameter; 58oz. (1804gr.) (2)
Commissioned by James, Walter, 2nd Earl of Verulam (1809-95) who, in 1844, married Elizabeth Joanna, daughter of Major Richard Weyland, of Woodeaton, in Oxford.
Rex Beaumont, Esq., Belvedere, Co. Westmeath, sold Christie's, London, July 9, 1980, lot 180
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The arms are those of Grimstan impaling Weyland for James, Walter, 2nd Earl of Verulam (1809-95) who, in 1844, married Eliz abeth Joanna, daughter of Major Richard Weyland, of Woodeaton, in Oxford.
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