The engraved arms are those of Battenberg accolé with England with Saxony in pretence, for H.R.H. Prince Henry Maurice of Battenberg KG. who married, in 1885, Princess Beatrice, 5th daughter of Queen Victoria. These dishes formed part of an extensive service by Paul Storr, weighing a total of 4882oz., which sold from Princess Beatrice's apartments at Kensington Palace at Christie's on May 4, 1932.
A rectangular entree dish from the same service will be offered October 24, 2002, lot 246.
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HRH Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria
Courtesy of the Mansell Collection