A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets
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Pair of George III Antique Silver Goblets made in 1776

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A pair of rare George III antique silver goblets. The goblets have tapering bowls, are engraved with an inscription and initials, and are augmented by a beautifully engraved swag of flowers and leaves with a central bow.

Date 1776
Made By Charles Aldridge & Henry Green Co
Location London
Stock Number W182x19

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W182x19
Date:
1776
Maker: Charles Aldridge & Henry Green Co
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Description

A pair of rare George III antique silver goblets. The goblets have tapering bowls, are engraved with an inscription and initials, and are augmented by a beautifully engraved swag of flowers and leaves with a central bow. The initials are “M H” entwined and the inscription is “Blessed are the Peacemakers”. Each goblet has a gilt interior, is raised on a circular foot and with a gadroon border.

Dimensions: height 16.25 cm; weight 13.3 troy oz.

Provenance: the goblets are believed to have been owned by Mary, Countess Howe, wife of the Admiral of the fleet, Richard Howe. Admiral Howe is best known for his service during the American Revolutionary War and a peace commissioner with the American rebels. At the beginning of the American War of Independence, Howe and his wife, Mary, were known to be sympathetic to the colonists. He had known Benjamin Franklin since late 1774 and was joined in a commission with his brother, General Sir William Howe, head of the land forces, to attempt reconciliation. The famous portrait of Mary by Thomas Gainsborough now hangs in Kenwood House.

Maker
Charles Aldridge & Henry Green Co

Charles Aldridge, apprenticed to his uncle Edward Aldridge 1758, free 1766. First mark as plateworker, in partnership with Henry Green, 1775. Second mark alone 1786. Third small mark 1789.

Henry Green, free of the Girdlers Company 1772. Mark entered as plateworker, in partnership with Charles Aldridge, 1775. Second mark alone, 3 sizes, 1786.

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Delivery Charges:
For the UK £15.00
For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
The charges are subject to change

About William Walter Antiques

At the heart of William Walter Antiques is our dedication to providing our customers with beautiful silver of supreme quality, which celebrates all that is precious about sterling silver. Customer service also being paramount, our long-standing, devoted staff team go above and beyond the call of duty for all our clients. We believe it is this combination of passion and commitment that has kept our customers with us for many years.

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