A set of four George III silver Butter Shells.
A good set of four George III silver Butter Shells, London 1764, by Samuel Herbert & Co. The shells engraved with a bold coronet with seven pearls – perhaps a ‘Freiherr’ coronet for a European baron.
Each shell is 14.60 cm. long; 13 cm. wide; 2.60 cm. high; weight of the four shells – 538.40 gms.