A Victorian silver Waiter.
A Victorian engraved Waiter, London 1851, George Richards, engraved with a presentation inscription:
‘Presented to Mr. James A.B. Hammond of Rushmoor Hambledon Hants with a purse containg £… raised by subscription of his sympathising friends on account of loss in the action of “Aylward v. Hammond” at Winchester Spring Assizes 1858 for the return of a horse fairly sold according to the usual custom of the country but repudiated on a point of law.’
For an account of this action see the Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle, Saturday, March 6, 1858.
Height – 2.40 cm.; Diameter – 18.70 cm.