• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 65

    A GEORGE V SILVER ROSE BOWL

    MARK OF MARTIN, HALL AND CO. LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1911

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE V SILVER ROSE BOWL
    MARK OF MARTIN, HALL AND CO. LTD., SHEFFIELD, 1911
    Engraved with the badge of the King's Royal Rifle Corps and inscribed, Presented to Major B. F. Widdrington. By the Officers 2nd Batt 60th Rifles on his Marriage. 10 Oct. 1912., on ebonised wood plinth; together with a miniature pendant painted with the Widdrington crest and motto scroll on the other
    10 5/8 in. (27.3 cm.) high, including base
    57½ oz. (1,783 gr.)


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    Provenance

    Brigadier-General Bertram Fitzherbert Widdrington (1873-1942) on the occasion of his 1912 wedding to Clothilde Enid Onslow Ford (1877-1952) and by descent at Newton Hall, Northumberland.