A Pair of Antique George III Sterling Silver Hallmarked Fiddle Pattern Dessert Forks 1805
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1805
ORIGIN: London, England
MAKER: Peter Ann William Bateman
WEIGHT: 2.80 troy ounces (3.07 ounces or 87.00 grams)
ENGRAVINGS: "Pro Patria Mori"
For the love of my country
STOCK CODE: W031615
This is a great pair of Georgian silver dessert forks, they have a lovely feel and balance in the hand and are in very good condition, all the tines are even and in good order, they have been made by the well known Bateman family.
They belonged to Viscount Kilwarden of the County of Kildare, Ireland (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viscount_Kilwarden) and have been engraved with the motto "pro patria amori" with a wolfs head gorged with a ducal coronet under a viscount coronet.
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