A Suite of Twenty-Four Dinner and Soup Plates

A Suite of Twenty-Four Dinner and Soup Plates

Silver
George III
London, 1806

The Dinner Plates
Maker’s mark of Henry Nutting
Diameter: 24.5 cm, 9 ¾ in.
Weight: 7,376 g, 237 oz. 2 dwt.

The Soup Plates
Maker’s marks of William Fountain
Diameter: 25.5 cm, 10 in.
Weight: 7862 g, 252 oz. 15 dwt.
 

The plates of circular form with ribbon-tied reeded rims. The borders engraved with the crest of Sheffield, Baronets of Normanby Hall, Lincolnshire. The undersides, numbered and also engraved with scratch weights.
 

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