12 June 2006
A SET OF SIX JAMES II SILVER DINNER PLATES
LONDON, 1688, MAKER'S MARK RC IN A DOTTED CIRCLE
Circular with a plain rim, engraved with a coat-of-arms, marked on rim, one marked with maker's mark only struck four times, the backs engraved with amended scratchweights '15-19'; '15-8'; '15-18'; '16-07'; '15-14' and '15-9'
9¼ in. (23.7 cm.) diam.
94 oz. (2,910 gr.)
The arms are those of Turner (6)
Sir William Marwood, (1863-1935), Busby Hall, Carlton in Cleveland, Yorks.;
Christie's London, 15 June 1920, either part of lot 76 (£422 to Webster) or part of lot 77 (£300 to Crichton)
Sir Philip Sassoon, 3rd Bt., (1888-1939), (a set of six)
With Spink and Sons, 31 October 1995
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Perhaps London, 1929, Loan Exhibition of Old English Plate, 25 Park Lane, no. 421 or 422
When sold from the collection of Sir William Marwood in 1920 the service comprised 24 plates dated 1688, sold as lots 76 and 77.
A further six plates from this service were sold Christie's New York, 19 April 1990, lot 354.
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