: Water bucket in original condition with United Kindomg’s monarchy royal shield. On it appears the inscription “Honi soit qui mal y pensé”, motto of “The Order of Garter”, one of the oldest cavalry orders in Europe. This order of cavalry is the oldest in the United Kingdom, created in 1348 by King Edward III. “Honi soit qui mal y pensé” comes from the Old French and its translates “shamed be (the person) who thinks evil of it”. This phrase was uttered by King Edward III of England when he was dancing with the Countess of Salisbury. The countess’s garter slid down to her ankle and those around her laughed at the countess’s humiliation. In an act of chivalry, Eduardo put the garter around his leg, saying “Honi soit qui mal y pense “, phrase that later became the motto of the Order. Lower down appears the motto of the monarchy of the United Kingdom, “Dieu et mon droit”, which means “God and my right” On June 17, 2019, King Felipe VI was appointed Knight of such a prestigious Order.
Cutlery box for 12 people in silver signed by Walker and Hall in Sheffield 1915.
Cutlery box for 12 people in noble wood with metal lock and drawer handle. Box and cutlery signed by “WALKER & HALL, OUTLERS & SILVERSMITHS, SHEFFIELD”. It consists of steel knives with ivorine hilt, and silver plated forks and spoons. It contains punching for identification on the back in which we can find: EP “BAÑO DE PLATA”, A “HIGH QUALITY”, W & H “WALKER & HALL”, S “SHEFFIELD”, W “1914” (year of manufacture) and the flag with W&H corresponding to the manufacturer’s shield. On the top cover there is a metal inlay with reference to a wedding gift: “Presented to Miss J.H. Faulds & Mr. C.S. Adamson. on the occasion of their MARRIAGE by the staff at SWAN HUNTER & WIGHAN RIGHARDSON LTD. Dry Docks Dept. November 6th 1915. “. Contains a key that opens and closes perfectly. The origin of Walker & Hall started in Sheffield in 1845 by George Walker dedicating himself to electroplating. In 1853 Henry Hall joined the business and the company became Walker & Hall. The factory was on Howard Street, Sheffield and the showroom was opened at 45 Holborn Viaduct, London; expanding in the following years throughout the world. In 1920 it became a limited liability company (ltd), and in 1963 they merged with British Silverware Ltd.
Late 19th century wicker picnic basket manufactured by “SIRRAM”
Late 19th century wicker picnic basket manufactured by “SIRRAM”. Late 19th century wicker picnic basket manufactured by “SIRRAM”. The lid is lined inside in green leather. Includes a leather strap for closure and a leather top handle. It is made up of a sandwich maker, kettle, burner and an alcohol bottle signed by the manufacturer. All in zinc sheet. Three cups and two plates in English ceramic with golden decoration, and three metalic spoons.
384,78€ VAT included
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