20 April 2005
AN EDWARD VIII SILVER GOBLET
MARK OF OMAR RAMSDEN, LONDON, 1936
The circular section bowl with a stiff leaf motif base, supported on a wire decorated spreading pedestal foot, with applied ribs, marked near rim, the base engraved 'OMAR RAMSDEN ME FECIT'
7 3/8 in. (18.6 cm.) high
21 oz. (660 gr.)
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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 78
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