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A Pair George IV Silver Entree Dishes and Covers, Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, London, 1828
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
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PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR

A Pair George IV Silver Entree Dishes and Covers, Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, London, 1828
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

A Celebration of the English Country House

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A Pair George IV Silver Entree Dishes and Covers, Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard, London, 1828
rectangular with curved corners, the molded gadrooned border centered by flowerheads and with double-shells flanked by acanthus at corners, the conforming flat-domed covers with shaped corners and slip-lock loop finials formed of acanthus leaves, engraved on one side with contemporary arms

fully marked and numbered 3,4


length 12 7/8 in.
32.7cm
157oz
4883g
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Provenance

Sir William Meredyth Somerville, Chief Secretary for Ireland, and his wife Maria, daughter of the Marchioness of Conyngham, mistress to George IV.

Catalogue Note

The arms are those of Somerville impaling Conyngham, for Sir William Meredyth Somerville, Bart., and his first wife Maria Harriet, 2nd daughter of Henry, 3rd Baron and 1st Marquess Conyngham, K.P., and his wife Elizabeth, mistress to George IV.

William was M.P. for Drogheda 1837-52 and for Canterbury 1854-65.  he was Chief Secretary for Ireland 1847-52, member of the Privy Council, and was created in 1863 Baron Athlumney and Baron Meredyth of Dollardstown, Co. Meath; he died in 1873.

A Celebration of the English Country House

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New York