London, South Kensington
21 November 2001
TWO GEORGE III SILVER ENTRÉE DISHES AND COVERS
MARK OF JOHN WAKELIN & WILLIAM TAYLOR, 1785, ONE LID LATER BY A DIFFERENT MAKER
each oval with a beaded rim and two loop handles, engraved with a coat-of-arms, the conforming lids with ivory finials and an engraved coat-of-arms - 35.4cm (14 in), 58oz gross.
See Illustration (2)
Purchased from Austin & Williams, New Bond Street, December 1949.
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The arms are those of Skipwith impaling Ferrers quartering others for Sir Thomas Skipwith 4th Bt. (d. 1790) and his wife Felicia, daughter of George Ferrers Esq.
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