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Naval Interest: Rare George III Royal Navy officer's seagoing silver dressing set
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Naval Interest: Rare George III Royal Navy officer's seagoing silver dressing set Naval Interest: Rare George III Royal Navy officer's seagoing silver dressing set Naval Interest: Rare George III Royal Navy officer's seagoing silver dressing set Naval Interest: Rare George III Royal Navy officer's seagoing silver dressing set

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Crested silver , dish , dressing table set , plate

Naval Interest: Rare George III Royal Navy officer's seagoing silver dressing set

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YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1810
ORIGIN: London, England
STOCK CODE: mdwoa

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Item Description

A George III brass bound mahogany travelling dressing case with fitted red morocco interior with matched silver mounted accessories comprising:
a 3 1/2in circular box and cover maker's mark I.E (not traced), Dublin 1810, retailed by William Hamy;
two small circular boxes and covers by William Parker, London 1810;
a rectangular glass box with a silver pierced cover, same maker and date;
a shaving brush, same maker, London 1811; three square glass bottles with stoppers and silver caps (unmarked);
an ivory mounted cut throat razor and three other ivory mounted blades;

articles variously engraved with a crest beneath a viscount's coronet and within the motto "Ne Vile Velis", the mahogany case with brass edges, name and key plates, the velvet interior of the cover concealing a mirror.

Overall approx: 33.5cm (13 1/4in) long


History

Crest and motto of Captain Ralph, Viscount Nevill (1786-1826), served in HMS Victory at the battle of Trafalgar, promoted lieutenant in 1806 then appointed captain of HMS Boadicea in 1811. Full story at our blog.


OFFERED BY: Heraldic Silver Ltd
By appointment only, London, United Kingdom View map

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