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ANTHONY ELSON Pair Silver GILT Coasters

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ANTHONY ELSON Pair Silver GILT Coasters
  • ANTHONY ELSON Pair Silver GILT Coasters
  • ANTHONY ELSON Pair Silver GILT Coasters
  • ANTHONY ELSON Pair Silver GILT Coasters
London 1973

Diameter 18 cm
Limited Edition commissioned by The Heritage Collection: 600th Anniversary of the City of Bristol 1373-1973
With Bristol Assay Office Mark

Produced in a limited edition of 100 suites of a Pair of Claret Jugs, Pair of Coasters and 8 Goblets.

The Plantagenet Crown links each piece- Finial on Jug, as a Calyx below the bowls on the Goblets and piercing round the Coasters.

The base of the coasters, of rich walnut, are inset with a chased disc reproduced from the Burgesses'  Seal of the City showing the distinctive guardian trumpeter on the fortress walls. The Latin inscription translates: 'I am the Key of the Secret port, the sailor guards the door of the ship, the watchman points out the port with his forefinger.'


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