October 17, 06:59 PM GMT
30,000 - 50,000 USD
A William IV Large Silver-Gilt Sideboard Dish, R. & S. Garrard & Co., London, 1833
the wide border deeply embossed and chased with large flowers and fruits in 17th century style, also with suggested grotesque masks, the center boldly engraved with a large contemporary coat of arms in foliate cartouche with motto below, marked on back and stamped Garrard, Panton Street, London
Diameter 28 ½ in.
Collection of His Excellency Mahdi Al-Tajir
The arms are those of Fellowes impaling Benyon, for William Henry Fellowes of Ramsey Abbey and Haverland, M.P. and his wife Emma , 4th daughter of Richard Benyon Esq. of Englefield House, Berks., whom he married in 1805. He was born in 1769 and died in 1837. His second son Edward was created Baron de Ramsey. His third son assumed by royal license 1854 the surname of Benyon on succeeding to the estates of his maternal uncle Richard Benyon de Beauvoir of Englefield House, Berks. He died in 1837. Englefield House is an Elizabethan house, with 1820 alterations, now the property of Richard, Baron Benyon. The house and grounds are open to the public.