A late 19th Century hallmarked silver twin handled rectangular tray with presentation inscription Presented by Members of The Connaught Club, Ballinasloe to John Mills Esq M.B, Honorary Secretary on the Occasion of His Marriage 25th October 1899, within foliate engraved decoration and gardroon border, length 75cm, weight 140 oz, London 1898, West & Son (Langley Archer West).
Alison Snowdon - Valuer & Auctioneer
Ceramics, Decorative Arts and Textiles
Alison specialises in ceramics and textiles with a particular interest in design and decorative arts from 1880 to 1945. She graduated in 2006 with a BA Hons degree in Art History, and brings over ten years’ experience to Fieldings. Her most significant finds to date include a pair of 18th Century Limehouse sauceboats which sold at auction for £36,000, a 17th Century band sampler selling for £1,100 and a collection of Louis Vuitton luggage selling for over £9,000.