13 - 14 June 2002
Four Victorian silver entrée-dishes and covers
Mark of Richard Sibley, London, three 1844, one 1849, the finials 1843, two differing maker's mark
Shaped circular, with gadrooned border, each engraved twice with a crest, with shaped circular domed cover with detachable textured water-lily finial, the cover engraved twice with a coat-of-arms within foliate mantling, marked on base, cover and finial
10¼in. (26cm.) diam.
The later arms are those of Botfield impaling Leighton for Beriah Botfield (1807-1863) and his wife Isabella (d.1911), second daughter of Sir Baldwin Leighton 7th Bt. (1805-1871) of Loton Park, co. Salop, whom he married in 1858. (8)
Beriah Botfield, Esq. (1807-1863), Norton Hall and by whom bequeathed to the Thynne family.
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1942 Inventory, Norton Hall Schedule C, Silver and Plate at Drummonds Bank, Chest 6, 'Six silver 10½ in. shaped and gadrooned dishes and covers, George IV and Victorian 50.0.0'.
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