Sale 21CN01 | Lot 100

Military Interest: Pair of Sheffield Plate Silver Wine Coasters

Catalogue: English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts / Old Masters

Lot Details

Lot 100
Military Interest: Pair of Sheffield Plate Silver Wine Coasters
Circa 1825
Each circular with shell and scroll border, the wooden base with engraved regimental badge for The Prince Consort's Own Rifle Brigade. Diameter 8 inches (20.3 cm).

The Rifle Brigade was raised in 1800 from men drawn from different British regiments. They were equipped with the new Baker rifle giving them an extremely accurate firearm. The regiment is distinguished from other British regiments by their uniform of green rather than red. The Rifles served in many distinguished campaigns of the Napoleonic era including the Siege of Montevideo (1807); the Battle of Copenhagen (1807); the Peninsular War (1808-1809) and Waterloo (1815).


Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $409 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Good condition overall; underside felt with wear as expected from normal use; good detail to engraved badges; one rim with a very small corner bent under


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Estimate: $300 - $500
Sold for $409 (includes buyer's premium)

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English & Continental Furniture, Silver & Decorative Arts / Old Masters

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