The contemporary arms are those of Knatchbull, as borne by the Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Knatchbull, 9th Bt. (1781-1849). He was M.P. for Kent, later for East Kent and served as Paymaster General from 1834-35 and 1841-45. The later arms are those of Proby quartering Allen, as borne by the Earls of Carysford.
A set of twelve plates from the same service sold in these Rooms, 17 April 1985, lot 261 and another set of twelve plates sold Sotheby's, London, 13 June 1983, lot 92.