Victorian Silver Gilt Ewer
Created by Frazer & Haws for the Gooch Family of Suffolk - London 1869
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An impressive example of a genuine Victorian silver gilt ewer, of ovoid form on a pedestal foot, the body chased with two classical warriors and armor trophies within ribbon and leaf swags, the fluted shoulder beneath a broad pouring lip and helmet surmounted scroll handle, the coat of arms on the knight's shield are for Gooch, impaling Hirst, Baronets of Benacre Hall, Suffolk
48cm. high, maker's mark unclearly stamped possibly -F over E-, the base stamped 'Frazer & Haws from Garrards, Regent Street, London, London, 1869, 87.90ozs.
Sir Edward Sherlock Gooch, 7th Baronet, born 1843, married 9th October 1866 Ellen Emily, eldest daughter of Robert Augustus Hankey Hirst of Basingstoke. He succeeded his father as baronet in 1856 and died without issue in 1872.
For more information on "The Gooch Family of Benacre Estate", please visit: http://www.benacre.co.uk/10.html
Inventory No. 22-9