RAILWAY INTERST: A Victorian silver salver,  by Benjamin Smith III, London 1845,
Lot 213
RAILWAY INTERST: A Victorian silver salver, by Benjamin Smith III, London 1845,
Sold for £2,640 (US$ 4,517) inc. premium
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Lot Details
RAILWAY INTERST: A Victorian silver salver,
by Benjamin Smith III, London 1845,
shaped-circular form, fruiting vine rim on a matt border, engraved with flower heads and folaite scrolls, central coat of arms above "Presented together with a service of plate to Edward Tootal Esqre by the shareholders in the Trent Valley Railway Company and others of his townsmen as a tribute to his unceasing energy and honourable conduct in pursuing and his success in achieving a work from which the town of Manchester in particular and the public generally will derive enduring advantages. Sept 20th 1845", on four scroll bracket feet, diameter 56cm, weight 125oz.

Footnotes

  • The arms of TOTHILL of Devonshire impaling COPELDYKE.
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