George Adams, London, 1878 (5), 1881 (6), unmarked (1)



Of heavy gauge silver in the Hanoverian pattern, each with three tines of good length,

 the terminal versos crested for the family of Morrice :

on a rest a falcon proper, beaked and belled, or., (Fairbairns : Pl. 85.8)

Likely for Frederick Launcelot Hamilton Esquire, J. P. formerly of Betshanger, Kent


Family of Morrice,  Betshanger, Co. Kent

(Encyclopedia of Heraldry ; or General Armory of England, Scotland and Wales,

John Burke, Bernard Burke, 1851) :

Descended, through Morys ap Morgan, from Ethelystan Glodrydd, Prince of Ferlys,

Founder of the IV. Royal Tribe of North Wales and Powys ;

and now (1851) represented by Frederick Edward Morrice, of Betshanger House, esq. grandson of William Morrice of Betshanger, esq. by Mary his wife, daughter and heir of Robert Chadwick, esq. Captain R.N.,

and great grandson of Admiral Salmon Morrice, a distinguished naval officer, who purchased Bettshander in 1712;

Frederick Launcelot Hamilton Esquire, J. P. formerly of Betshanger, Kent;

Also Morrice of Brampton Hall


Condition : Crisp marks with only slight wear to some of the makers marks,

the tines of excellent length and sharp, crests retain good definition, nice surface patination; bottom struck 


6.75” Long / 21.3 oz.






Price : Please Inquire





Heraldry Courtesy of John Tunesi of Liongam

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom


Also See :




Rare Set of Three George II Irish Silver Hanoverian 3-Tine Dessert Forks

James Champion, c1740, crested with

"a naked arm holding in the hand a dagger ppr"


Set George_II_Silver_Gilt_Dessert_Knives_GII_Cipher_1_280w.jpgSet George_II_Silver_Gilt_Dessert_Knives_GII_Cipher_garter1_198h.jpg


Pair of George I Silver Hanoverian Dessert Forks

with full tines. William Scarlett (probably - mark rubbed)

1724,  arms for unknown family impaling Moore

(Same Length as Above Dessert Forks)


Straight Set of 12 George II Silver-Gilt Dessert Knives

London, 1739-57, Maker's Mark Rubbed

Each bearing the Royal Cipher GR within the Order of the Garter

7.75" Long / 20.6 Total oz.





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Set of 12 Victorian Silver-Gilt Hanoverian 3-Tine Dessert Forks, George Adams, London, crested for Morrice 


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