12 December 2002
A SET OF FOUR GEORGE II SILVER MEAT DISHES
Each oblong with incurved corners, with gadrooned rim, each side engraved with an Earl's armorials, apparently unmarked, one with traces of George I marks, all with scratchweights 30=11, 32=18, 31=2, 31=17
12¾in. (32.4cm.) long; 117oz. (3652gr.) (4)
Almost certainly commissioned by William, 2nd Earls of Coventry (1722-1809) for Croome Court, Worcestershire.
Sold by the Trustees of the Croome Court Estate in these Rooms, 11 July 1985, lot 273.
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