13 - 14 June 2002
A pair of George II silver second-course dishes
London, 1754, maker's mark TG in script with double fleur-de-lys between and cup above, attributed to Thomas Gilpin
Each shaped circular, with gadrooned borders, engraved with a coat-of-arms, supporters, motto and coronet, marked on reverse
11in. (28cm.) diam.
The arms are those of John, 3rd Viscount Weymouth, later 1st Marquess of Bath (1734-1796) (2)
Thomas, 3rd Viscount Weymouth and later 1st Marquess of Bath (1734-1796) and by descent to
John Alexander, 4th Marquess of Bath (1831-1896) Longleat, Wiltshire and by descent at Longleat
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1896 Inventory, (4th Marquess' Heirlooms), Plate, 'Four 11" circular dishes with gadrooned borders'
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