A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer
A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer

A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer

c. 1804 England

Offered by Wick Antiques Ltd

£110,000 gbp
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A £50 Lloyd’s Patriotic Fund sword awarded to Capt. James Boxer, the shagreen

scabbard and ivory handle richly mounted in silver gilt with six classical trophies, the blued

steel blade profusely decorated with gold acanthus leaves, classical figures, coats of arms and

the inscription ‘From the Patriotic Fund at Lloyds to Lieutenant James Boxer, R.N. of H.M.S.

ANTELOPE for his gallant conduct on the capture of the Dutch armed galliot SCHRIK by

the boats of the ANTELOPE and MAGICIENNE in the night of 23 rd . March near Zeurick

Zee’, English, c1804.

L35in (89cm)


Footnote: A full description of the iconography on this sword, a copy of James Boxer’s

(1779-1847) entry in ‘A Boxer Memoir’: part 2 pp. 1-6 and a printout of ‘The Grand Vizier’s

Tent’ by Francis B Spilsbury showing Lieutenant Boxer accompanying Sir William Sidney

Smith on a diplomatic mission c1804, are all included with this piece.
Purchased by Philip Southgate in July 1983 from Peter Dale Ltd, Pall Mall,

London.
Dimensions
External Height 35.00 inch (88.90 cm)
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