Serving dish by George Hindmarsh

This magnificient large dish was formerly part of the Bowes family collection and was almost certainly part of a purchase by George Bowes from the maker George Hindmarsh in 1743.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 37 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,552 ( Total: £3,702)
Acquired in:
2011
Vendor:
Woolley & Wallis

It is more elaborate in design and decoration than most dishes of this era, and reflects a more elaborate form of dining brought in from the court of Versailles, with matching sets of dishes, which led many grand families and patrons to upgrade and commission new dinner services.

Provenance

?George Bowes; John Bowes; by descent in Bowes Lyon family; private sale, 1920s.

Venue details

The Bowes Museum Newgate, BARNARD CASTLE County Durham DL12 8NP 01833 690606 www.thebowesmuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £10.50)

Mon – Sun, 10am – 5pm

Closed 25, 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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