Lot 690

A 19th century French silver part dinner service, two makers, Paris 1809-1819, maker~s marks JB over GA in a lozenge and A over LC in a lozenge, with a stiff leaf border, engraved with an armorial, comprising: eight dinner plates, a set of four larger plates, a large oval meat platter, three pairs of graduated meat platters, a pair of large circular platters, and a single circular platter, plus a matching German deep circular dish, by Hessenburg, Frankfurt, diameter of dinner plates 27.4cm, length of largest platter 62.5cm, approx. weight 940oz. (23) Provenance: Lionel de Rothschild (1882-1942) Edmund de Rothschild (1916-2009) The Trustees of Exbury House.