A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)
A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)

CHARLES ALDRIDGE AND HENRY GREEN CO. (worked 1770-c.1780)

A Pair of George III Antique Silver George Goblets (Of Historic Interest)

1776 London

Offered by William Walter Antiques Ltd

£7,800 gbp
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A Pair of rare George III Antique Silver Goblets. The Goblets have tapering bowls , are engraved with an inscription, initials and augmented by a beautifully engraved swag of flowers and leaves, with a central bow. The initials are M H entwined and the inscription is “Blessed are the Peacemakers”. Each Goblet is raised on a circular foot, with a gadroon border and has a gilt interior. Height 6.4 inches 16.25 cm Weight 13.3 troy oz.
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The Goblets are believed to have been owned by Mary, Countess Howe, wife of the Admiral of the fleet, Richard Howe. Admiral Howe is best known for his service during the revolutionary was and a peace commissioner with the American rebels. At the beginning of the American War of Independence, Howe and his wife Mary were known to be sympathetic to the colonists. He had known Benjamin Franklin since late 1774 as was joined in a commission with his brother, General Sir William Howe, head of the land forces, to attempt reconciliation. The famous portrait of Mary by Thomas Gainsborough now hangs in Kenwood House.

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W182x19
Medium
Goblets
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