An Arts and Crafts silver bowl,
by Omar Ramsden, London 1936,
the hexagonal bowl with a pierced foliate border, raised on six shaped feet, the body engraved 'We were wrought for Geoffrey Cheesman by Command of the 'Roughs' old comrades association as a token of affection and in recognition of services rendered as secretary over many years June 1938', the centre of the bowl set with a City of London Yeomanry (Rough Riders) crest, engraved 'Omar Ramsden Me Fecit' to the underside,
24.8cm diameter, 8cm high, 24.2ozt
Provenance: Captain G W Cheesman, grandfather of the vendor, was secretary of the Old Comrades of the Rough Riders (The City of London Yeomanry); he served with the regiment during World War One. He later joined the Home Guard and was then attached to the Queen's Royal Regiment.
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Sold for £900
Slightly rocks on a flat surface.
Overall good order.
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Auction: Design - Two Day Sale, Tue, 25th Jan 2022
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