20 - 21 September 2005
A PAIR OF GEORGE III STERLING SILVER SHAPED CIRCULAR SOUP PLATES
Maker's mark of Sebastian and James Crespell, London 1772, with gadrooned rims and engraved with two coats of arms, the backs with numbers and scratch weights 'No. 65, 18=18' and 'No. 69, 18=8', 24 cm. (9 1/2 in.) diameter, 1120 gr. (36.0 oz.) (2)
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The arms are those of Forbes, probably for George Forbes, 6th Earl of Granard. He married 20 April 1766 Georgiana Augusta, eldest daughter of 4th Earl Berkeley. He died 16 April 1780.
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