A REGENCY SILVER MEAT PLATTER, PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1818
oval, the gadroon border with palmettes at angles, engraved twice with contemporary arms, supporters and motto
marked on back of rim and numbered 434
length 19½ in.
surface scratches from use, otherwise good
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Christie's, New York, October 23, 2013, lot 31
The arms are those of Portman quartering Berkeley and impaling those of Hulse, for Edward Berkeley Portman (1771-1823) of Bryanston House, Dorset and Orchard Portman, Somerset. He married secondly, in 1816 Mary, eldest daughter of Sir Edward Hulse, bart. The platter presumably passed to his son of the same name, created 1st Viscount Portman in 1873.