13 - 14 June 2002
A William IV silver stirrup-cup
Mark of Charles Reily and George Storer, London, 1836
Realistically modelled as a fox's mask, with textured fur, and reeded collar, the collar engraved with a crest, marked on collar
6in. (15cm.) long
The crest is that of Botfield for Beriah Botfield, Esq. (1807-1863)
Beriah Botfield, Esq. (1807-1863), Norton Hall and by whom bequeathed to the Thynne family.
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1942 Inventory, Norton Hall Schedule C, Silver and Plate at Drummonds Bank, Oak Silver Chest, 'Fox head drinking cup 10.0.0'.
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