Twelve Georgian Sterling Silver Soup Plates
Twelve Georgian sterling silver soup plates, six with the mark of Richard Carter, Daniel Smith, and Robert Sharp, London, 1778, five with the mark of Thomas Hemming, London,1774, one with the mark of Sebastian and James Crespell, London,1759.
Each shaped circular with gadrooned border, each engraved with two crests, each marked underneath, 9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam.
213 oz. 18 dwt. (6,652 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.
An impressive set of late eighteenth century silver soup plates. Each soup plate is engraved with the crest of Shaw and Stewart and features a classically Georgian shape and gadrooned border. This set of soup plates would be perfect for a large dinner party.
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.