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A set of silver-gilt plates; the reeded rim cast with fruiting vines and scallop shells. The plate is engraved with the Royal coat of arms, with supporters, mantling and coronet.

George IV's spectacular silver-gilt dining service and buffet

Paul Storr (1771-1844)

Candelabra 1811-20

Silver gilt | 82.0 x 61.0 x 28.0 cm (whole object) | RCIN 51104

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This magnificent piece began life as a stand for a dish of food but was later converted into a candelabrum. The base plates are engraved with the Royal coat of arms in reverse, so that they might be viewed in mirrors placed beneath them on the dining table.