2193
2193
A pair of George III silver dessert dishes with the Royal Badge, Thomas Heming, London, 1780
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
2193
A pair of George III silver dessert dishes with the Royal Badge, Thomas Heming, London, 1780
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 4,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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A pair of George III silver dessert dishes with the Royal Badge, Thomas Heming, London, 1780
fan-shaped with gadroon rims, the centers engraved with the Royal badge
marked on bases, numbered 2 and 4 and with scratch weights 18-18 and 18-8
length 14 in.
35.5 cm
36 oz 10 dwt
1138 g
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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

Given the date, these dishes from the Jewel House may have formed part of the plate issued to the Earl of Carlisle in 1780 for his post as commissioner to North America; in view of the failure of his mission, the plate had to be returned.

The Highly Important Americana Collection of George S. Parker II from the Caxambas Foundation

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New York