Description & Technical information

An Exceptionally Large Pair of George IV Salvers
By Robert Garrard II
London, 1827
Also stamped with the retailers mark of ‘Garrard’s, Panton Street, London’

Weight: 8,023.8 g, 258 oz

Bearing the coats-of-arms for the Ramsbottom family.

The salvers of shaped-circular form with reeded scroll, shells and further embellished with beaded ribbons to the borders. The centre of the salvers with armorial engraving for the Ramsbottom family. Both salvers resting on four scroll feet.

These are the arms of John RAMSBOTTOM (1778-1845) of Clewer Lodge and Woodside, Windsor, Berkshire, and his wife Sophia Augusta PRYOR (1776-1804) daughter of Colonel John PRYOR of Portland Place, Middlesex. The family motto as seen on the armorial crest was 'FIDE ET VIRTUTE', meaning 'Faith and Courage'.

John RAMSBOTTOM (1778-1845) was from 1810-1845 the Whig MP for New Windsor. He was the eldest son of John RAMSBOTTOM (1750-1820) a brewer and banker of Windsor by Molly (1753-1828) and in 1799 married Sophia Augusta PRYOR. He was educated at Eton.

Date:  1827
Period:  19th century
Origin:  London
Dimensions: 55 cm (21⁵/₈ inches)
Categories: Silver