A Set Of Twelve Georgian Sterling Silver Dinner-plates
A set of twelve Georgian sterling silver dinner-plates, eleven with the mark of Thomas Heming, London, 1774, one with the mark of Sebastian and James Crespell, London, 1769
Each shaped circular with gadrooned border, later engraved with two crests, marked underneath, the single example further engraved with scratch weight ’18″3′ 9 ¼ in. (24.8 cm.) diam. 205 oz. 2 dwt (6,400 gr.)
The crests are those of Shaw and Stewart as borne by the Shaw Stewart baronets, probably for Sir John Shaw Stewart, 4th Bt. (d. 1812), who was the first to bear both the Shaw and Stewart arms.
A wonderful set of George III silver dinner plates. These plates feature elegant gadrooned borders and are engraved with the Shaw and Stewart crests, a man with a club and a lion’s head. These fine plates would complement a perfect table service.
Should you choose to make this purchase we would be delighted to send it to you in a Bentley & Skinner handmade leather case packed in a giftwrapped Bentley & Skinner black and gold presentation box. Shortly afterwards we will send you on a complimentary valuation of this item for insurance purposes for your reference and safekeeping.