A set of George III matched silver flatware various makers and dates
Lot 369
A set of George III matched silver flatware
various makers and dates
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,100 - 4,700

Lot Details
A set of George III matched silver flatware
various makers and dates
To include thirteen tablespoons of Old English pattern, maker's mark SH, London 1802, twelve dessert spoons of Old English pattern, by Thomas Wallis II, London 1802, and twelve tableforks of Hanoverian pattern, probably by Richard Crossley, London 1804, crested, together with a set six tablespoons and four tableforks of threaded fiddle pattern, by William Chawner II, London 1823 & 1824, crested, weight 97oz.

Footnotes

  • The crest on the George IV spoons and forks is that of Adam augmented by insignia of the Orders of Bath and St Michael and St George for General Sir Frederick Adam (1781-1853).
    Son of William Blair Adam, he was commissioned into the Artillery at the age of 12 and rose to command the 3rd (Light) Brigade at the Battle of Waterloo where 698 of the 2937 men under his command were casualties.
    General Adam subsequently served as Lord High Commissioner of the Ionian Islands (1824-32) and as Governor of Madras (1832-37).
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