So many of the Hoares were named Henry or Richard that they are distinguished by nicknames. Henry IIs great achievement was the creation of the famous landscape garden with its lake and temples, is known as “Henry the Magnificent”.
Gilt metal dish, oval, repousse with the Death of Cyrus at the Hands of Queen Tomyris (529 BC), the raised rim with military trophies, bound prisoners, putti and circular classical medallion heads of Emperors by Heinrich Mannlich, Augsberg, late 17th Century. The Dish was presented to Sir Henry Hoare (Lord Mayor of London 1745)by the citizens of London. The Stand supplied for Sir Richard Colt Hoare by Alkin (Webb notes).
Marks and inscriptions
mark H.M. for Heinrich Mannlich, Augsberg
Makers and roles
Alkin Heinrich Mannlich (c.1625-1698), dish maker