10: Important Baltic Parcel Gilt Silver Monteith
Important Baltic Parcel Gilt Silver Monteith
with presentation inscription to rim of bowl reading "The English Factory at Riga, to Captain Robert Chadwick, of the Royal Navy, ANNO 1718;" circular form with detachable scalloped collar, the entirety finely engraved with characteristic strapwork decoration, all raised on a gadrooned foot, with crossed keys city mark and maker's mark for Johann Spanier (Spannier) who was active in Riga from 1713-1714, the underside further engraved "From the English Factory in Riga 1718" and with scratch weight "66.5." Presented on an ebonized stand with silver plaque engraved "Presented to William Stewart Gifford by the Staff of Kodak, Limited, London, and its Branches at home and abroad. 24th, November 1919."
8.5 x 10.75 in. diameter (monteith only)
66.35 troy oz.
Captain Robert Chadwick, R.N. of Northfleet, is mentioned in the Chadwick of Mavesyn-Ridware section in Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, Volume 1.
Private Collection, Pinehurst, North Carolina