London, South Kensington
16 June 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
A Pair of George IV Silver Entrée Dishes
Mark of John Mewburn, London, 1822
Each of circular section with a gadrooned rim, engraved with a crest - 10¾in. (27.2cm.) diameter, 45oz.
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The crest is that of Brougham presumably for Henry, 1st Baron Brougham and Vaux, (1778-1868). As Attorney General and adviser to Queen Caroline, wife of George IV, he defended her at her trial before the House of Lords in 1820.
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