A Set of Twelve Royal Dinner Plates

A Set of Twelve Royal Dinner Plates

Britannia Standard Silver
George I 
London, 1717-18
Maker's mark of Benjamin Pyne

The plain circular dishes are engraved on the rim with the Prince of Wales feathers, motto and the initials G P.

Diameter: 25.4 cm, 10 in.
Weight: 7,259 g, 233 oz 



 

George Augustus Prince of Wales, later George II of Great Britain and thence by descent to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover; sale, Sotheby’s, Schloss Marienburg, 7th October 2005, lot 1152.

Engraved on the backs 20=2=No 106, 20=3 No=108, 20=5=No 110, 20=3=No=111, 20=3=No 112, 20=7=No 113, 20=3=No116, 20=4=No 118, 20=10 No 119, 20=5=No 120, 20=5=No 121, 20=8=No 122

George Augustus Prince of Wales, later George II of Great Britain and thence by descent to Ernst August, Prince of Hanover; sale, Sotheby’s, Schloss Marienburg, 7th October 2005, lot 1152

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