29 November 2007,
Price realised GBP 14,900
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A SET OF TWELVE ELIZABETH II SILVER DINNER-PLATES WITH A MEAT-DISH AND A SECOND COURSE-DISH EN SUITE
MARK OF ASPREY, SHEFFIELD, 1968
The dinner-plates and second course-dish each shaped circular and with foliage and shell heightened gadrooned border, the meat-dish shaped oval and with matching border, the second-course dish and meat dish each engraved with initials, each marked underneath, further stamped 'Asprey London'
the dinner plates 11½ in. (29 cm.) diam.
the meat dish 2¾ in. (58 cm.) long
360 oz. (11,198 gr.) (14)
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