Berkeley of Spetchley Park, Set of Four Silver Meat Plates with George III Cypher. London 1766 John Parker I & Edward Wakelin. 70 troy ounces.
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George III set of four silver meat plates with George III Royal Cypher. Of shaped oval form with gadrooned borders. These plates are from the Regency manor house of Spetchley Park in Worcestershire, seat of the Berkeley family, along with Berkeley Castle.
In very good condition with moderate surface wear, light scratches and pressure marks, commensurate with age and for their use as meat plates.
Each plate is hallmarked for London 1766 by John Parker I & Edward Wakelin. These were the formative years of what would become Garrards the Crown Jeweller. The maker's marks are quite rubbed. Some plates feature the scratch weight to the underisde.
Approximate total weight of all four plates is 2.183 kilos or 70 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions of one plate are 30 cm length, 21.7 cm width and 2.5 cm height.
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