12 June 2007
A SET OF FOUR GEORGE III SILVER MEAT-DISHES
MARK OF ROBERT SHARP, LONDON, 1794
Oval and with a ribbon-tied reeded border, engraved with a coat-of-arms below an earl's coronet, marked on the back, each further engraved with a scratchweight '40"11'; '38"13'; '38"7' and '39"10'
15 in. (38 cm.)
150 oz. (4,652 gr.)
The arms are those of Pratt quartering Jeffreys with Molesworth in pretence, for John, 2nd Earl Camden (1759-1840) and his wife Frances (d.1829).
John, 2nd Earl Camden, later 1st Marquess Camden (1759-1840)
then by descent to
The Most Hon. Marquess Camden, D.L., J.P.; Sotheby's London, 23 January 1964, lot 90
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