Pair of George III Antique Silver Wine Coasters made in 1818
An elegant pair of George III antique sterling silver wine coasters with gadroon borders. The bodies of the coasters are plain bellied with an engraved diamond-shaped motif.
|Made By||Thomas Balliston|
An elegant pair of George III antique sterling silver wine coasters with gadroon borders. The bodies of the coasters are plain bellied with an engraved diamond-shaped motif. “Odor vitae” – which means the sweet smell of life – is inscribed on the coasters. The bases are of turned wood and have green baize to the underside.
Dimensions: width 13 cm, height 4.45 cm
The crest “odor vitae” belongs to the family of Hutton. These fine coasters belonged to John Hutton of Marske, in the County of York, who was sherriff of the County in 1825.
Will of Thomas Balliston, silversmith, Banner Squ., St Luke Old Street was proved London Consistory Court in June, 1827. St Luke, Old Street, Finsbury (Grimwade p. 425).
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