English Sterling Silver Dinner Platter Family Coat Arms 1806 52 Oz Exc For SaleFINE ENGLISH STERLING SILVER GEORGE III DINNER PLATTER; FAMILY CREST; LONDON, 1806; 52 OUNCES; EXCELLENT CONDITION
We are pleased to offer this extremely fine George III sterling dinner platter.
Adorned with beautifully engraved family coat of arms and crest. Helmet atop shield with twin lion and stars. Opposite seated crowned lion with raised tail. Motto translated "By force and prudence". Motto for Maples, Ramsbottom and others.
The platter from the well listed William Burwash and Richard Sibley in 1806.
Classic oval form.
Elegant petal gadroon rim.
Adorned with previously noted arms.
This fine George III platter is 16 1/4 inches by 12 inches.
Exceptionally thick, heavy guage sterling weighs 52 1/2 standard ounces.
Hallmarked as shown. The hallmarks remarkably crisp and well struck.
In excellent condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina. The beautifully carved family coat or arms and crest retain sharp detail. Stands perfectly even on table or display shelf. Barely noted centre scuffs from very careful use.
For the discerning collector of the finest Georgian dinner silver. A museum worthy George III sterling silver oval meat platter. Family coat of arms and crest. Excellent condition.
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