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PROPERTY FROM A VIRGINIA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A set of twenty-four George IV silver dinner plates of Scottish interest, Paul Storr, London, 1836
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
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697

PROPERTY FROM A VIRGINIA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A set of twenty-four George IV silver dinner plates of Scottish interest, Paul Storr, London, 1836
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 43,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A set of twenty-four George IV silver dinner plates of Scottish interest, Paul Storr, London, 1836
with gadroon rims and engraved with mirror cypher AO below crest
marked on backs of rims
diameter 9 3/4 in.
24.8 cm
413 oz 10 dwt
12863 g
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Catalogue Note

The monogram and crest is that of Oswald of Auchincruive, Co. Ayr, for Alexander Haldane Oswald Esq. (1811-1865), M.P for Ayr, who married Lady Maria Louisa Elizabeth Frederica, daughter of William, 1st Earl of Craven and widow of Sir George Frederck Johnstone, 7th Bart. of Westerhall.  The Oswalds had been patrons of Storr since the early 19th century, see for instance a pair of silver-gilt candelabra of 1808 sold Christie's, New York, May 2008, lot 145.

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