26 - 27 November 2013
A WILLIAM IV SILVER SALVER
MARK OF PAUL STORR, LONDON, 1833
Shaped circular and on four cast shell and foliage feet, with similarly cast border, engraved with foliage scrolls and lattice work, the centre engraved with a coat-of-arms and an inscription, marked underneath
26¾ in. (68 cm.) diam.
207 oz. 10 dwt. (6,453 gr.)
The arms are those of Gladstone impaling Robertson, for Sir John Gladstone (1764-1851) and his second wife Anne MacKenzie, the daughter of Andrew Robertson, whom he married in 1800.
The inscription reads 'Presented to John Gladstone, Esquire, by the West India Association of Liverpool in Testimony of the High Sense They Entertain of the Value of his Services so Actively and Beneficially Employed in Settling the Conditions of the Emancipation of the Slaves in the West India Colonies An. 1833.'
Sir John Gladstone 1st Bt., (1764-1851) and then by descent.
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