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A Set of Twelve Royal George I Dinner Plates

Silver
Marks: London, Britannia standard, 1717-18, maker’s mark of Benjamin Pyne (Grimwade no. 2245); marked on back of rim
Diameter: 10 in (25.4 cm)
Weight: 233 oz (7259 g)

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

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Additional Images Provenance

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

Description

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

A Set of Twelve Royal George I Dinner Plates Reference: 18698.1