London, South Kensington
20 January 2010
A GEORGE I PROVINCIAL BEAKER
MARK OF FRANCIS BATTY (II), NEWCASTLE, 1721
The plain tapering sides crested and engraved with presentation inscription Felton, North-Moore Plate. Edward Horsley Widdrington Esqr. Donor 1723., and crest, the underside engraved with scratchweight 7-2
4½ in. (11.6 cm.) high
5 oz. (155 gr.)
The crest is that of Widdrington
Edward Horsley Widdrington of Felton, Northumberland (b. circa 1695- 1762) and thence by descent to the Widdringtons of Newton Hall, Northumberland.
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Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 233.
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