About the object
Very unusual George III sterling silver six lobed triangular serving dish with reeded border of excellent weight.
Marker’s mark only for Charles Kandler II. London circa 1778
CREST: Amherst for Jeffrey Amherst
Engraved centrally - Baron’s coronet and garter with motto for the Order of the Bath for Jeffrey Amherst (1717-1797)
He was created K.B . in 1761.
Baron Amherst of Holmesdale 1776
Baron Amherst of Montreal in 1778
Appointed Commander-in-Chief in North America from 1758-1764
Governor of Virginia 1759-1764
Governor of Guernsey 1770-1797
Height: 10.2 inches (25.9cm) at widest point
Width: 12 inches (33cm) at widest point