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Pair of George III Antique Silver Wine Coasters made in 1806 for Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom


A pair of excellent Georgian wine coasters. The coasters are finely engraved with the crest of Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1809 - 1812.

Date 1806
Made By William Stroud
Location London
Stock Number W111x20

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Maker: William Stroud

A pair of excellent Georgian wine coasters. The coasters are finely engraved with the crest of Spencer Perceval, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1809 – 1812.

In 1812, he was shot dead in the lobby of the House of Commons by John Bellingham, thus holding the dubious honour of being the only British Prime Minister to be assassinated.

The coasters are of particularly good quality and look almost unused. They have a fine gadroon border with a band of fluting around the middle.

Dimensions: height 4.2 cm, diameter 13.25 cm

William Stroud

William Stroud (from Grimwade p. 673):

William Stroud was the son of  John Stroud of Burleigh Street, Strand, polisher, citizen and blacksmith.

He was apprenticed to John Wirgman of Princes Street, Leicester Fields as goldsmith on 4th October 1769, on payment of £10.00 and turned over to Benjamin Laver of  New Bond Street on 4th December 1771.

Free 6th November 1776. First mark entered as plateworker on 7th July 1788. Address: 4 Burleigh Street, Strand.

Second mark, 9th March 1821. Moved to 2 Red Lion Court, Fleet Street, 27th August 1823.

Heal records William Stroud, goldsmith, Maiden Lane, Wood Street, 1761 – who must be an earlier separate individual for whom there is no entry of a mark. Also William Strowd, goldsmith, Burleigh Street, Strand, 1792 – 1804, Thomas Stroud, goldworker, 1829 (section VII) may be connected.

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