Lot 2206
  • 2206

A set of twelve George III silver dinner plates, Paul Storr, London, 1801

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20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • marked on bases, numbered and with scratch weights: No. 61 / 19=3; No. 62 / 19=0; No. 63 / 18=1; No. 64 / 18=14; No. 65 / 18=13; No. 66 / 18=16; No. 67 / 18=17; No. 68 / 18=14; No. 69 / 18=18; No. 70 / 18=12; No. 71 / 18=4; No. 72 / 18=5
  • silver
  • diameter 9 7/8 in.
  • 25 cm
circular with gadroon rims, engraved with contemporary arms under earl's coronet with motto PER ACUTA BELLI

Literature

George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 19.

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Carpenter with Hussey in pretense for George 5th Earl of Tyrconnel, b.1750 and his second wife Sarah Hussey, 6th and youngest daughter and co-heir of John Hussey, Baron Delaval of Seaton Delaval. He was M.P. for Scarborough 1772-76 and for Berwick 1796-1802. His wife left him and lived openly with the Earl of Strathmore and died at his seat Gibside, co. Durham and was buried in Westminster Abbey. He died without male heir at West End, Surrey in 1805.
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