18th Century Silver "The 5th Duke of Beaufort's" Toasting Cheese Dish.
Made by William Pitts in London, 1789.
Width 10.5" (26cm).
Henry Somerset (1747-1803), the 5th Duke of Beaufort, received the Order of the Garter in 1786.
The family home: Badminton House, Gloucestershire.
The handle screws off to allow hot water to be poured into the hollow dish.
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