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Wine Coasters

Set of four circular wine-coasters, the sides pierced and chased with vine leaves and bunches of grapes and with pierced egg and dart border, the centre engraved with accole coat of arms*, supporters, cornet and motto by Benjamin Smith. Date letters for 1807 and 1808 and Benjamin Smith. Gift of H.M.Treasury 1982 (accepted in lieu of death duties from the collection of the Marquess of Ormonde)....

Silver-gilt
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