Offered by: Wick Antiques LTD
Unit 2, Riverside Business Park, Gosport Street Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9BB , England Call Seller


George III silver tray commemorating the marriage of Admiral Thomas Le Marchant

$ 1,400
  • Description
    A George III silver tray commemorating the marriage of Admiral Thomas Le Marchant Gosselin, of circular form raised on three bracket feet, incised with the armorial is for the family of Gosselin with Hadsley in pretence, hallmarked to the underside for John Mewburn, London 1810.

    Footnote: This tray 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 prisoner of war. Upon his death in 1857 he was the most senior officer on the Royal Navy’s active list, at the age of 92. A full copy of the heraldry report detailing his naval service will be given to the purchaser.
  • More Information
    Origin: England
    Period: 19th Century
    Materials: Silver
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1810
    Styles / Movements: Traditional, George III
    Incollect Reference #: 700843
  • Dimensions
    W. 8 in; H. 1.25 in; D. 8 in; Diam. 8 in;
    W. 20.32 cm; H. 3.18 cm; D. 20.32 cm; Diam. 20.32 cm;
Message from Seller:

Wick Antiques was established by Charles Wallrock in the early 1980s. Having grown up in the Antiques world Charles developed an extensive wealth of knowledge. Starting out as a ‘man with a van’ he quickly gained a good reputation and embarked on a longstanding relationship with Harrods. He was later joined by his wife, Caroline Wallrock. Caroline having completed a Persian degree, went on to study at Christie’s fine art and then joined Sotheby’s specializing in Islamic and Japanese works of art

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