Of 1st South Lancashire Regimental interest; A Victorian two-handled silver presentation pedestal bowl by Gibson and Langman, London 1896
Lot 242
Of 1st South Lancashire Regimental interest; A Victorian two-handled silver presentation pedestal bowl by Gibson and Langman, London 1896
Sold for £1,875 (US$ 2,934) inc. premium

Lot Details
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Of 1st South Lancashire Regimental interest; A Victorian two-handled silver presentation pedestal bowl
by Gibson and Langman, London 1896
the central cartouche with the Regimental crest and motto, flanked by ornate embossed and chased female mask panels, the reverse cartouche inscribed, with cast winged Victory handles, raised on a pedestal foot, height 23cm, diameter 22cm, weight 43oz.

Footnotes

  • Inscribed "Presented, to. the officers, 1st South Lancashire Regt., by, Captain E.T. James, 1897".

    Major Edward Tite James, (1867-1903) was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the 3rd (Militia) Battalion, South Lancashire Regiment on 28 March 1887. Promoted to Lieutenant on 8 December 1889. Promoted to Captain on 1 March 1897. Served in the South African War (Mentioned in Despatches of the General Officer Commanding, Natal on 30 March 1900 and 9 November 1900). Appointed as Brevet Major on 29 November 1900.

    He served in South Africa with the first battalion of his regiment in 1899-1900, and took part in the relief of Ladysmith; the operations of January 17 to 24, 1900, including the action at Spion Kop; those of February 5 to 7, and the action of Vaal Kraus; and those on Tugela Heights from February 14 to 27. For his services in the field he was twice mentioned in dispatches and received the brevet of major. He died of TB contracted in South Africa.

    The South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) was a regiment of the British Army from 1881 to 1958. It was formed as part of the Childers reforms as the Prince of Wales's Volunteers Regiment (South Lancashire Regiment) by the amalgamation of the 40th (2nd Somersetshire) Regiment of Foot and the 82nd (Prince of Wales's Volunteers) Regiment of Foot. In 1938, it was renamed the South Lancashire Regiment (The Prince of Wales's Volunteers) and in 1958 was amalgamated with The East Lancashire Regiment to form The Lancashire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Volunteers).
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