A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGERS AND COVERS
A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGERS AND COVERS
A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGERS AND COVERS
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Property from T.R.H. The Dukes of Gloucester
A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGERS AND COVERS

MARK OF EDWARD BARNARD AND SONS LIMITED, LONDON, 1935; RETAILED BY INGLIS, YORK

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A PAIR OF GEORGE V SILVER PORRINGERS AND COVERS
MARK OF EDWARD BARNARD AND SONS LIMITED, LONDON, 1935; RETAILED BY INGLIS, YORK
Partly fluted and with scroll handles, the domed covers with gadrooned border and baluster finial, engraved with inscriptions and the arms of the city of York, marked on bodies and covers, numbered 'No10' and 'No11'
8 5/8 in. (22 cm.)
53 oz. 9 dwt. (1,663 gr.)
The inscriptions reads 'Presented by the City of York to the H.R.H The Duke of Gloucester K.G. on the occasion of his Marriage 6th November 1935. H. E. Harrowell - Lord Mayor' and 'The Gift of Leonard Befson twice Lord Mayor of this City; Remembered John Peckhitt Lord Mayor 1702'.
Provenance
A wedding present from the City of York to TRH the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, October 1935.
Literature
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 'York's Gift', 16 October 1935, p. 9.
The Times, 'Royal Wedding Presents', 5 November 1935, p. 21.

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The gift was replicas of the two porringers presented to the Corporation of York by the sadler Leonard Besson, Mayor of York in 1614 and 1626, which were remade in 1702 by Seth Lofthouse at the expense of John Peckitt, Mayor of York in that year.
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