13 - 15 September 2011
AN EDWARD VIII SILVER WAITER
MARK OF WALKER AND HALL, SHEFFIELD, 1936
Shaped square with canted corners, on four bun feet, later engraved with an inscription, marked near rim
6 in. (15.2 cm.) square
6 oz. (200 gr.)
The initial and coronet is that of Weetman John Churchill Spencer, 3rd Viscount Cowdray.
The inscription reads 'Presented to Viscount Cowdray by the Estate Employees 4-3-53'.
Presented to Weetman John Churchill Spencer, 3rd Viscount Spencer by the Estate Employees to celebrate his marriage, on 4 March 1953 to Elizabeth Georgiana Mather, 2nd daughter of Anthony Henry Mather Jackson.
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