A GEORGE V ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE SILVER AND ENAMEL ROSE BOWL
A GEORGE V ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE SILVER AND ENAMEL ROSE BOWL

MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1926

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A GEORGE V ARTS AND CRAFTS STYLE SILVER AND ENAMEL ROSE BOWL
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1926
Circular, with castellated rim and enamelled Tudor rose to centre with sunburst border, inscriptions to rim and underneath, marked to outer bowl and engraved underneath 'OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT'
14 1⁄4 in. (36.2 cm.) diameter
40 oz. 24 dwt. (1,251 gr.) gross weight
The inscriptions read: 'I was wrought for J. Lister Godlee Esquire, by command of the Gas Light and Coke Company as a mark of appreciation for his services as a Director in the gas industry since 1874' and to underneath 'West Ham Gas Company / Director 30th March 1874 / Deputy Chairman 20th October 1890 / Chairman 8th June 1892 / Gas Light and Coke Company / Director 2nd July 1909 / Deputy Governor 18th November 1921 / Presented on his Retirement 29th October 1926'.
Provenance
Joseph Lister Godlee, J.P. (1848-1927), of Wakescolne Place, Essex.
with Hancocks & Son, London.
British Gas, circa 1988.
Acquired from Hancocks & Son, London, June 2001.

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