20 April 2005
A PAIR OF GEORGE VI SILVER DESSERT STANDS
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1938
Each of circular section with cast fruit decorated rims, supported on a pedestal foot with mask and scroll motif stems and a square foot, engraved with a coat-of-arms and motto, with a hammered finish, marked under bowl, the base engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT'
6¼ in. (16 cm.) high
47 oz. (1,458 gr.)
The arms are those of Powell, quartering Skull and Folliott for the Folliott Powell family of Brandlesome, co. Lancaster (2)
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's London, 23 October 1987, lot 27
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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, page 79
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