Pair of George III Antique Sterling Silver Wine Coasters
Pair of George III Antique Sterling Silver Wine Coasters
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Pair of George III Antique Silver Wine Coasters made in 1818

£2,250

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.

Date 1818
Made By Thomas Balliston
Location London
Stock Number W177x17
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W177x17
Date:
1818
Maker: Thomas Balliston
£2,250
Description

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.

Maker
Thomas Balliston

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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For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
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