12 June 2002,
Price realised GBP 2,988
GBP 2,500 - GBP 3,500
A set of four George III silver dinner-plates
Mark of Paul Storr, London, 1814
Shaped circular and with gadrooned and foliage borders, each engraved with a crest with baron's coronet above, each marked on reverse and stamped '157'
10 3/8in. (26.3cm.) diam.
The crest is that of Baring, for Baron Ashburton (4)
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Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 9 July 1997, lot 82
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