EARLY GEORGE V SILVER QUAICH
'Rudyard Kipling Interest', England, c1912-15
"If you can fill the unforgiving minute
With sixty seconds' worth of distance run,
Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it,
And -- which is more -- you'll be a Man, my son!"
(Rudyard Kipling, "If...")
Engraved beneath the rim with the last verse from
Kipling's 1911 poem "Big Steamers" .
The quaich by decent through the Kipling family,
who report the bowl commissioned by Rudyard Kipling
as a gift to his only son John, killed shortly thereafter
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M. Ford Creech Antiques specializes in 17th, 18th and early 19th century furniture and accessories.
Each piece is carefully selected in regard to quality, condition and uniqueness. Although our
concentration is predominately British, we also offer a small selection of Continental antique
The decorative arts include ceramics (early Chinese, Chinese esport, early continental and English to 1800);
a good selection of 17th - early 19th British silver, including flatware, hollowware and accessories;
and a small collectin of late 19th / early 20th century tribal rugs.
We also offer paintings by a changing eclectic mix of American and European listed artists,
with emphasis on early 20th century American East and West Coast Painters.
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