• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 71

    A GEORGE V SILVER SALVER

    MARK OF REID AND SONS, SHEFFIELD, 1931

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE V SILVER SALVER
    MARK OF REID AND SONS, SHEFFIELD, 1931
    With gadroon border, on four claw and ball feet, the centre engraved with coat-of-arms, motto scroll and presentation inscription Presented to Edward Antony Fitz-Herbert Widdrington by the Tenants, Staff and Friends of the Newton Hall Estate, on his coming-of-age 1st March 1935
    14¼ in. (36.2 cm.) diameter
    40 oz. (1,240 gr.)
    The coat-of-arms is that Widdrington with a crescent for difference.


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    Provenance

    Edward Antony Fitzherbert Widdrington (1914-1944).