Andrew Fogelberg, London, 1777




 The shaped oval meat dish having a plain field surrounded by applied gadrooned borders,
one rim with the coat of arms of Rt. Hon. Sir Michael Edward Hicks-Beach (Gloucestershire),
the opposing rim with two crests, also Hicks-Beach :  

a demi-lion rampant arg., ducally gorged or, holding between the paws an escutcheon az.,
charged with a pile of the second (Fairbairn's 236/4); 

a buck's head couped at the neck or, gorged with a wreath of laurel ppr.
(Fairbairn's 120/3);  Motto: Tout en bon heure - "Always in good time"

(also Hicks-Beach); the verso marked N1”43”15 and with crisp marks


Marks: Excellent, the mark shown Grimwade #32 (A.F in a small rectangle),
as found on a cup of the same year (1777)


Note :  The first Michael Hicks-Beach was Michael Hicks Esq., marrying Henrietta Maria Beach in 1779,
and assuming
her last name.  They had a son and a grandson by the same name. 
The most well known of those was
Rt. Hon. Sir Michael Edward Hicks-Beach -
an infamous member of the Parliament, known as "Black Michael",
for the way he dealt with his political opponents. 
He coined the phrase "Open door in China", and encouraged the international

relationship with China, even at the risk of war.  He notably served as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1885 to 1886

and again from 1895 to 1902 and also led the Conservative Party in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1886. 


Condition : Excellent; some expected light scratching to the plain field


16.5” Long x 10-7/8” High / 44.3 oz.




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Also See :



George III Old Sheffield Plate Meat Dish

Matthew Boulton, England c1810-15

Double Sun Mark with Faces




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George III Shaped Silver Meat Dish, Andrew Fogelberg, 1777