AN IMPORTANT PAUL STORR, GLADSTONE, SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION SALVER 228 Ozs

AN IMPORTANT PAUL STORR, GLADSTONE, SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION SALVER 228 Ozs

AN IMPORTANT PAUL STORR, GLADSTONE, SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION SALVER 228 Ozs
A MONUMENTAL AND HISTORICALLY IMPORTANT PAUL STORR STERLING SILVER SALVER. PRESENTED IS A MONUMENTAL WILLIAM IV SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION SALVER. CREATED BY THE MOST IMPORTANT MAKER OF THE 1800’s, PAUL STORR, IN 1833. THE SALVER’S IMPORT IS DUE NOT MERELY TO ITS IMPRESSIVE SIZE AND WEIGHT. POSSIBLY THE LARGEST EVER BY PAUL STORR, BUT ALSO TO ITS HISTORICAL. THE SALVER WAS PRESENTED TO SIR JOHN GLADSTONE 1st BARONET, MEMBER OF. WEST INDIA ASSOCIATION OF LIVERPOOL. JOHN GLADSTONE BORN IN LEITH, SCOTLAND, WAS THE ELDEST SON OF THOMAS. THOMAS WHO WAS A. WHIG AND AN ELDER OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND BECAME A SUCCESSFUL CORN. JOHN GLADSTONE FOLLOWED HIS FATHER INTO THE MERCANTILE BUSINESS IN. LEITH BEFORE BASING HIMSELF IN LIVERPOOL IN 1786 WHERE HE ENTERED THE. HOUSE OF CORRIE & COMPANY FIRST AS A CLERK AND LATER AS A PARTNER AT WHICH. TIME THE NAME OF THE HOUSE CHANGED TO CORRIE, GLADSTONE AND BRADSHAW. THE BUSINESS OF THE FIRM AND THE WEALTH OF ITS PARTNERS SOON GREW VERY. AFTER SIXTEEN YEARS OF OPERATIONS, THE PARTNERSHIP WAS DISSOLVED. AND ITS BUSINESS WAS CONTINUED BY JOHN GLADSTONE. IN 1792, JOHN MARRIED HIS FIRST WIFE JANE HALL, THE DAUGHTER OF A LIVERPOOL. MERCHANT– SHE DIED IN 1798. JOHN MARRIED HIS SECOND WIFE ANNE MACKENZIE. ROBERTSON, THE DAUGHTER OF ANDREW ROBERTSON, A SOLICITOR AND THE. PROVOST DINGWALL IN ROSS-SHIRE– ONE OF THEIR CHILDREN, WILLIAM EWART. JOHN GLADSTONE MADE A FORTUNE TRADING IN CORN WITH THE UNITED STATES. AND COTTON WITH BRAZIL. HE ACQUIRED LARGE SUGAR PLANTATIONS IN JAMAICA. AND DEMERARA; AS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE WEST INDIA ASSOCIATION, GLADSTONE’S. BUSINESS BECAME SO EXTENSIVE– HAVING LARGE TRADE WITH RUSSIA AND BEING. THE MAIN IMPORTER OF SUGAR- THAT IN 1814 IT BROKE BRITISH EAST INDIA. COMPANY’S MONOPOLY IN CHINA AND INDIA. JOHN GLADSTONE MANAGED TO KEEP HIS OVERHEAD COSTS DOWN. THROUGH A WORK FORCE OF 2,508 SLAVES. IN 1833, WHEN THE SLAVE TRADE WAS ABOLISHED IN THE BRITISH EMPIRE, JOHN. GLADSTONE STARTED A CAMPAIGN FOR OBTAINING COMPENSATION FOR SLAVE. HE RECEIVED 106,769 POUNDS THE EQUIVALENT OF 83 MILLION POUNDS. TODAY FOR THE SLAVE WORK FORCE HE OWNED ACROSS NINE PLANTATIONS. THE PRESENT SALVER WAS PRESENTED TO GLADSTONE BY OTHER SLAVE-OWNER. TRADESMEN OF LIVERPOOL’S ASSOCIATION OF WEST INDIA COMPANY AS A TOKEN OF. THEIR APPRECIATION FOR HIS EFFORTS IN SETTING FINANCIALLY LUCRATIVE. STANDARDS TO COMPLY WITH THE EMANCIPATION OF SLAVES LAW. PRESENTED TO JOHN GLADSTONE, ESQUIRE, BY THE WEST. INDIA ASSOCIATION OF LIVERPOOL IN TESTIMONY OF THE HIGH SENSE THEY. ENTERTAIN OF THE VALUE OF HIS SERVICES SO ACTIVELY AND BENEFICIALLY. EMPLOYED IN SETTING THE CONDITIONS OF THE EMANCIPATION OF THE SLAVES IN. THE WEST INDIA COLONIES. IT IS NOTEWORTHY TO MENTION THAT THE PRESENTATION WAS, IN ALL LIKELIHOOD. COMMISSIONED TO PAUL STORR TO COMPLEMENT THE 1824 PRESENTATION GLADSTONE SERVICE. WHICH WAS ALSO CREATED BY PAUL STORR. THE SALVER IS SHAPED CIRCULAR AND RESTS ON FOUR CAST SHELL AND FOLIAGE. FEET, WITH SIMILARLY CAST BORDER, ENGRAVED WITH ELABORATE FOLIAGE. SCROLLS AND LATTICE WORK; THE CENTER ENGRAVED WITH AN IMPRESSIVE COAT OF. THE ARMS ARE THOSE OF GLADSTONE IMPALING ROBINSON FOR SIR JOHN. GLADSTONE AND HIS SECOND WIFE ANNE MACKENZIE ROBINSON. EXCELLENT CONDITION SAVE FOR SOME SOFT LINES– NO REPAIRS, SPLITS OR DINTS. MARKS, ON THE UNDERNEATH, WELL STRUCK AND CLEAR. DIAMETER 26 3/4 68 cm. WEIGHT: 228 STANDARD OUNCES. PLEASE NOTE: THE ITEMS WE OFFER FOR SALE ARE ANTIQUES AND IN SOME CASES OVER 300 YEARS OLD. EVERY ITEM IS DESCRIBED WITH UTMOST PRECISION. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. Add a map to your own listings. The item “AN IMPORTANT PAUL STORR, GLADSTONE, SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION SALVER 228 Ozs” is in sale since Monday, May 9, 2016. This item is in the category “Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.925)\Platters & Trays”. The seller is “sterlingalize” and is located in Reston, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Composition: Sterling Silver
  • Maker: PAUL STORR
  • Age: 1800-1849
  • Type: SALVER/TRAY

AN IMPORTANT PAUL STORR, GLADSTONE, SOLID SILVER PRESENTATION SALVER 228 Ozs

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