Pair Minton? Aesthetic Armorial Plates BARON SHERBORNE of Sherborne House
Fine pair of English porcelain plates. Unusual aesthetic design. Vibrant turquoise enamel ground and beautifully hand painted armorial. Registration diamond for 22nd March 1877. Possibly Minton.
Arms;" Quarterly argent and gules in the second and third quarters a fret or".
Motto;" Servabo Fidem".
The arms are very close to a binding for EDWARD LENOX DUTTON 4th Baron Sherborne (1831 – 1919).
In fact, he was second son of the third Baron and succeded to the title when he was 51 in 1882.
(See crescent mark of cadency on the arms, for a second son). He was an ambassador and through careful administration and marriage to an heiress, restored the families finances. Principle seat was SHERBORNE HOUSE Gloucestershire.
Measure approx 9 Inches wide.