27 October 2005
Property from the Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, sold to benefit the Acquisitions Fund
A PAIR OF REGENCY SILVER MEAT DISHES
MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1809
Each shaped oval, with reeded and tied borders and grape bunches at intervals, the border engraved with a Viscount's armorials, each marked on reverse, also with accession no.
14½ in. (36.8 cm.) long; 73 oz. (2272 gr.) (2)
William, 2nd Viscount Lowther, later Earl of Lonsdale
The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, O.B.E., sold Christie's, 20 February 1947
part lot 43
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The arms are those of William (Lowther), 1st Earl of Lonsdale (1757-1844).
For more information on the Earl of Lonsdale, see lot 409.
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