• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 82

    MILITARY INTEREST - A FINE GEORGE III SILVER GOBLET

    MARK OF THOMAS WATSON AND CO., SHEFFIELD, 1801

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    MILITARY INTEREST - A FINE GEORGE III SILVER GOBLET
    MARK OF THOMAS WATSON AND CO., SHEFFIELD, 1801
    The rim and foot engraved with similar leafy bands, one side further engraved with inscription 'Presented to Lieutenant Colonel Fenton by the Loyal Independent Sheffield Volunteers, 6 May 1802', and flanked by military trophies, gilt interior
    7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) high
    12.5 oz. (388 gr.)


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    The Loyal Independent Sheffield Volunteers were raised in April 1794. About 500 men served with the Volunteers until they were disbanded on 21st May, 1802.

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