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A pair of George III silver entrée dishes and covers, Joseph Preedy, London, 1805
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,360 GBP
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140
A pair of George III silver entrée dishes and covers, Joseph Preedy, London, 1805
Estimate
1,5002,000
LOT SOLD. 3,360 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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A pair of George III silver entrée dishes and covers, Joseph Preedy, London, 1805

incurved rectangular with gadrooned rims, covers armorial engraved on each side, pegasus crest handles


Quantity: 6
25.5cm, 10in wide
3195gr, 102gr 15dwt
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Provenance

The arms are those of Bewes impaling Culme for Thomas Bewes (1777-1857) and his first wife Frances, who were married 1799; the handles are in the form of their crest.

Catalogue Note

Thomas Bewes was made High Sheriff of Devon in 1824 and elected MP for Plymouth from 1832-34. In 1820 he purchased Beaumont House, which, after its sale for £26,000 in 1889, became Plymouth's first public park and museum.

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