Indian Historical Medals from the Collection formed by Michael Shaw

Date of Auction: 27th February 2020

Sold for £160

Estimate: £90 - £120

Education, Doveton College, Calcutta, an engraved silver award medal, inscribed (First Year, F.A. Class), rev. wreath, named (Presented to S.R. Ewing, 1889), 44mm, 28.96g (Pudd. I, –). Cleaned in the past, otherwise extremely fine, with clip and ring for suspension; in blue fitted case by Perry & Co, Watchmakers, Jewellers, Silversmiths [and] Opticians, Lucknow & Naini-Tal [this damp-stained] £90-£120


Provenance: DNW Auction 86, 16-17 June 2010, lot 246.

S.R. Ewing was an accountant in the Public Works department at Mandalay, Rangoon, Lahore and elsewhere between 1893 and 1923