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Standing dish - Hawkesley Testimonial

Hawkesley Testimonial

  • Object:

    Standing dish

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1880-1881 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunt & Roskell (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver gilt, cast and applied ornament, applied medallions, glass liner

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs T.E. Hawkesley

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Silver, Room 66, The Whiteley Galleries, case 3

Physical description

Hawkesley Testimonial, standing dish

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1880-1881 (made)


Hunt & Roskell (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver gilt, cast and applied ornament, applied medallions, glass liner

Marks and inscriptions

Base: maker IH and RR for John Samuel Hunt and Robert Roskell, duty, sterling, leopard, date E; Incised: HUNT AND ROSKELL LATE STORR AND MORTIMER and '7887'.

3 crest badges: VIVIT POST FUNERA VIRTUS; TH; and a bird on a crown.

Engraved with scenes reflecting the achievements of Hawksley


Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 20.5 cm

Descriptive line

Salver, from the Hawkesley Testimonial, silver-gilt, London 1880-81, mark of Hunt & Roskell, designed by Thomas Swaffield Brown

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

"The Ismay Service - A parcel-gilt service in the National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside", Allison Pollard, Apollo January 1996


Metalwork Collection

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