A pair of George III Salvers, made in London in 1798 by Wakelin and Garrard; oval in form with  thread borders and mounted on four bracket feet.  Engraved with the Arms of Cheney impaling Carr. Tradition records that the Cheney crest,  a "bull's scalp ar." was granted by Henry VII to Sir John Cheney in remembrance of his having, on the field of Bosworth, after a personal encounter with King Richard, cut the skull and horns off the hide of an ox which happened to be near, and fixed them to his head to replace the loss of the upper part of his helmet. Measuring approx. 9" (23cm) by 7" (18cm).

Product Weight : 789g (25.37tr.oz)

£3,500