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Twelve George III silver dinner plates from the Percy service
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Twelve George III silver dinner plates from the Percy service Twelve George III silver dinner plates from the Percy service Twelve George III silver dinner plates from the Percy service Twelve George III silver dinner plates from the Percy service

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Twelve George III silver dinner plates from the Percy service

Added on 08 August 2022
£18,000.00

YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1791
ORIGIN: London, England
MAKER: James Young
WEIGHT: 212.19 troy ounces (232.81 ounces or 6,600.00 grams)
STOCK CODE: mdwoa

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Item Description

Twelve silver dinner plates from the service of Hugh Percy, second duke of Northumberland, K.G., each plain with gadroon edge and engraved with the Percy badge within the Garter motto and beneath a ducal coronet.

Each plate with scratch weight and numbered respectively: 3, 10, 11, 12, 16, 23, 41, 42, 46, 58, 66. 69.

Each approx: 245mm / 9 3/4 inches.


History

These plates formed part of a larger service of silver made for Hugh Percy, second duke of Northumberland (1742-1817) following his installation to the Order of the Garter in 1788.

Two matching oval dishes by the same maker from this service, later gilded, were sold at Christies, London in May 2012 for £20,000.


OFFERED BY: Heraldic Silver Ltd
By appointment only, London, United Kingdom View map

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