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Antique Silver Presentation Tray.T.864Availability: 1SKU: G3FFIBXSHP£1,800.00Description
An Edwardian oval silver presentation tray with a raised shell and scroll border with curved handles, the centre chased with flowers and scrolls and engraved: " Presented by the Planters Association of Ceylon to Mrs E.H.L. Thomas ( Miss Geraldine Blake) in appreciation of the artistic skills displayed and generously given in the designing and execution of the Ceylon Contingent Memorial Kandy".
26 inches long, 91 troy ounces. Made in Sheffield 1909 by James Dixon & Sons.
The tray marks an important period in the History of The Boer War and the contribution made by a patriotic group of soldiers from Ceylon who fought there. The bronze memorial sculpted by Geraldine Blake is considered to be one of the finest war memorials created at this time. The large bronze sculpture previously sited on The Lakeside Esplanade in Kandy has now been relocated to The Sri Lanken Army Barracks Kandy.