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The dish is circular with the sides divided into twenty fluted panels; each panel terminates in a scroll, creating a flaring, scalloped rim. There is a plain circular foot rim. On the outside of the dish, the panels are alternately ornamented with female heads surmounted by lion's masks and...

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Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on the center of the dish are the arms of Yorke impaling Cocks, for Philip Yorke (1690-1764), baron Hardwicke of Hardwicke

Marks

On underside, maker's mark LA (Grimwade 1892); lion's head erased; Britannia; date letter K.

Provenance

Philip Yorke, first earl of Hardwicke, by descent through the family, sold Christie's, London, April 4, 1985, lot 92; collection of the Rt. Hon. Lord Swathling (Samuel Montagu), sold Christie's, London, July 17, 1946, lot 110; property of William H. Green, Esq., sold Christie's, London, May 19, 1955, lot 115 [Garrard & Co., London]; Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for $1900. (Accession Date: September 15, 1995)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

English (London), 1725–26

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2cm (2 13/16in.) Diameter: 28.8cm (11 5/16in.) Weight: 1,805.9 gm (58 oz 1 dwt)

Accession Number

55.460

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver