Georgian, George III, Silver Waiter. Armorial for Admiral Thomas Le Marchant Gosselin. London 1810 John Mewburn.
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Georgian, George III, silver Waiter with gadrooned rim and armorial crest. Supported on three bracket feet.
The armorial is for the family of Gosselin with Hadsley in pretence. This commemorates the marriage of Admiral Thomas Le Marchant Gosselin (1765 - 1857) of Bengeo Hall, Hertfordshire and Sarah Hadsley in 1809. The Admiral saw service against the Franco-Spanish fleet off Plymouth in 1778, where he was captured and became a priosner of war. Upon his death in 1857 he was the most senior officer on the Royal Navy's acrive list, at the age of 92. A full copy of the heraldry report detailing his naval service will be given to the purchaser.
In excellent order with light surface wear. Some fading of the armorial.
Hallmarked to the underside for London 1810 John Mewburn.
Approximate weight is 390 grams or 12.5 troy ounces.
Approximate dimensions are 20.5 cm diameter and 3 cm height.