Dish by Thomas Alderson

Oval dish bearing the following inscription: 'On the day of the coronation of King George fourth 19th July 1821, A baron of beef w[eighing] 200 lbs was served upon this dish, as part of an entertainment given to 700 children in Kingston Market Place'.


Details

Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
90 x 60 cm
Art Fund grant:
£750 ( Total: £1,500)
Acquired in:
1998
Vendor:
G L Auchinachie & Son

Provenance

Purchased by dealer's father from a collector.

Venue details

Kingston Museum Wheatfield Way, KINGSTON UPON THAMES London KT1 2PS 020 8547 5006 www.kingston.gov.uk/museum

Entry details

Free to all

Tue, Fri - Sat, 10am - 5pm
Thu, 10am - 7pm

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