A fine Edward VII sterling silver presentation salver
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1907
ORIGIN: London, England
MAKER: William Hutton & Sons, London, c 1800 - 1930
WEIGHT: 85.50 troy ounces (93.81 ounces or 2,659.35 grams)
ENGRAVINGS: MORETON and KNOWLMERE (as displayed on the salver) were respectively the seats of bride and bridegroom and WITH MY MIGHT and INUSTRIA were their family mottoes.
STOCK CODE: H2012071010
an impressive octagonal shaped salver on four double scroll feet, attractively engraved in the centre with an armorial to celebrate the marriage of ROBERT PEEL and MARY BEATRICE WORSLEY TAYLOR further inscribed FROM JULIA MAUD PEEL, within a lavishly and beautifully engraved border designed as four panels decorated with Putti, doves, rope, chain and feather motifs and each centred on a tree respectively embellished INDUSTRIA, KNOWLMERE, MORETON, WITH MY MIGHT.
Reverse with hallmark and further inscribed DESIGNED BY J.M.PEEL ENGRAVED BY J.HEARN
Diameter approx 460mm / 18 1/4"
Robert Peel (born 1881) of Knowlmere Manor, Clitheroe, Lancashire, was a great grandson of British prime minister Sir Robert Peel. He was educated at Winchester and at New College Oxford before he was called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1906. In 1907 he married Mary Beatrice, elder daughter of Sir Henry Wilson Worsley-Taylor, 1st Bart., K.C., of
Moreton Hall, Lancashire.
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