A very rare antique Edwardian sterling silver bottle coaster/Jardiniere by the Newcastle guild of handicraft; part of our silverware collection
This very rare antique Edwardian English
sterling silver bottle coaster/Jardiniere made by the Newcastle Guild of Handicrafts is in the style. Arts and Crafts
It is hexagonal in form and has a planished finish.
The front panel is embossed and applied with a depiction of George and the Dragon and the latin words
“Quo Fata Vocant” - 'Wither the fates call'.
To either side are the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers emblems "the fusels".
'Quo Fata Vocant' is the motto of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers, and the 5th Regiment of Foot (Northumberland Fusiliers) was one of the 'Six Old Corps', which entitled it to use the badge of St George killing the dragon on its regimental colours, suggests that this piece was made either for the regiment or an officer of the regiment.
There is applied foliate decoration to the top border.
The piece was assayed in Birmingham.
Full details of the makers "Newcastle Guild of Handicrafts" can be supplied upon request
The piece of
antique silverware is a very good gauge of silver and very good quality.
It is in excellent condition and has clear
Reflections in photography may not give a true representation of this piece of antique Edwardian silverware
Height 12cm / 4.75”
Diameter 18.5cm / 7.25”
21 troy ounces/653g
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