20 April 2005
A GEORGE V SILVER BOWL
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN AND ALWYN CHARLES ELLISON CARR, LONDON, 1912
Of shaped circular section, the rim with six applied bosses depicting alternate fleur-de-lys and Tudor roses, supported on three reeded panel feet, with a hammered finish, marked under base, the base further engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN ET ALWYN CARR ME FECERUNT'
5½ in. (14 cm.) diameter
4.7 oz. (145 gr.)
Anonymous sale; Phillips, London, 20 October 1988, lot 203
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Eric Turner and Lynn Springer Roberts, English Silver, Masterpieces by Omar Ramsden From the Campbell Collection, David A. Hanks & Associates, New York, 1992, p. 76
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