Lot 276
Twelve Royal George III Silver Dinner Plates, Mark of Thomas Heming
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
London (1779), en suite, each with gadrooned rim, the borders engraved with the Royal badge between monogram GR to one edge and the opposite with two crests beneath an Earl's coronet and above the motto "Tuebor." Each numbered and engraved with the scratch weights as follows: No 13=16-7; No 14=16-17; No 15=16-16; No 16=16-3; No 17=17-5; No 18-16-14; No 19=17-1; No 20=15-18; No 21=17-1; No 22=16-8; No 23=15-8; and No 24=16-10.

9 1/2 in. diameter

194 total troy oz.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Supplied to King George III
Presumably purchased by George Byng Esq., M.P. (d. 1847), following the disposal of much of the Royal Plate in 1808 and then by descent to his brother, John, 1st Earl of Strafford G.C.B. (1772-1860)
Christie's, London, Two Late Regency Collectors Philip John Miles & George Byng, June 9, 2005, Lot 14
Property from a North Carolina Collection, sold Christie's, New York, Russian Works of Art, Important Silver and Objects of Vertu, May 20, 2015, Lot 312

Light scratching to each.

$5,000 - 10,000