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George 111

King George 111 was born George William Frederick on 4th June 1738 and was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760, until the union of these two countries in 1801; after which he became King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in 1820. He also became King of Hanover in 1814, but unlike his two Hanoverian predecessors, he was born in Britain, spoke English and never actually visited Hanover at all.

George 111 lived and reigned longer than any previous monarch and was involved in several military conflicts. Shortly after he came to the throne, Great Britain defeated France in the Seven Years War. Further wars with France concluded in 1815 with the defeat of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo.

Later in life he suffered from mental illness, and recent medical opinion believes that the cause could have been the blood disease porphyria. After a relapse in 1810, his eldest son George, Prince of Wales, ruled as Prince Regent until his father\'s death in 1820 when he became King George 1V.

London silver produced during the reign of George 111 displays the Leopard\'s Head Crowned within the hallmark, as distinct from later London Georgian silver which only shows a bare leopard\'s head.

 

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A George 111 silver sauce ladle

by Richard Crossley, London 1798.

Sales price: £99.00
A silver George 111 sauce boat

by William Skeen, London 1773.

Sales price: £398.00
A silver sugar bowl - George 111.

by Crispin Fuller, London 1799.

Sales price: £235.00
A pair of George 111 antique silver wine coasters

John Roberts & Co., Sheffield 1812.

Sales price: £2,750.00
A George 111 silver tea set

by Alice & George Burrows, London 1819.

Sales price: £1,775.00
A silver tankard (George 111)

by John Kidder, London 1784.

Sales price: £975.00
A George 111 sterling silver sugar caster

by Samuel Wood, London 1761.

Sales price: £595.00
A George 111 silver salver

by Thomas Hannam & Richard Millls, London 1764.

Sales price: £695.00
A silver George 111 teapot

by Thomas & Joseph Guest & Joseph Craddock, London 1808.

Sales price: £1,250.00
A silver sugar basket - George 111

by William Holmes, London 1791.

Sales price: £795.00
A George 111 antique silver mug

by Thomas Wallis 1, London 1774

Sales price: £750.00
A George 111 silver mustard pot

by Henry Chawner, London 1791.

Sales price: £545.00
A George 111 silver pap boat

by William Eaton, London 1815.

Sales price: £525.00
A George 111 sterling silver snuff box

by Samuel Pemberton, Birmingham 1808.

Sales price: £435.00
A silver vinaigrette - George 111

by John Shaw, Birmingham 1806.

Sales price: £695.00
A George 111 silver cream jug

by Walter Crisp, London 1770.

Sales price: £695.00
A silver George 111 cream or sauce boat

by JS (unidentified -see Grimwade 3685), London 1771.

Sales price: £499.00
A silver sugar bowl - George 111.

by Robert & Samuel Hennell, London 1802.

Sales price: £495.00
A George 111 sterling silver sugar caster

possibly by George Smith 111, London 1787.

Sales price: £595.00
A George 111 antique silver sugar basket

by William Stroud, London 1794.

Sales price: £795.00
A George 111 hallmark silver snuff box

by John Lawrence, Birmingham 1817.

Sales price: £395.00
A George 111 antique silver snuff box

by Joseph Ash 1, London 1812

Sales price: £535.00
A silver George 111 coffee pot

by John King, London 1773.

Sales price: £2,995.00
A silver salver - George 111

by John Cormick, London 1771.

Sales price: £685.00
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