A Victorian composite silver table-service
Various maker's marks and dates, mostly 19th century
King's pattern, each engraved with two crests, comprising:
A pair of sugar-tongs
Pair of soup-ladles
all marked on handles, all in fitted wooden case, the cover engraved with brass plaque 'H.W. Lawson Esq.'
Three additional plated table spoons
492ozs. (15,309gr.) excluding knives
The crests are those of Webster and Lawson (215)
Harry Lawson Webster, 1st Viscount Burnham (d. 1933), Hall Barn, Buckinghamshire.
Thence by descent.
The late Mr and Mrs Gerald Coke; Christie's London, 17 October 1996, lot 254 (part)