Asprey & Co Ltd
Bottle. A rectangular glass bottle with sloping shoulders and silver lid belonging to a gentleman's leather vanity case by Asprey, London. The silver lid is engraved with the initial T and coronet of Lord Tredegar. Belonged to Evan Morgan and later his valet Henry (Horace) Smith.
Part of the original collection of Tredegar House acquired by the Morgan family prior to 1951 to furnish the property. Acquired by Newport City Council from 1974-2012. On loan, with Tredegar House, from Newport City Council to the National Trust. In March 2012 the National Trust took over the management of Tredegar House with its contents and its 90 acres of gardens and parkland, from Newport City Council for a period of 50 years.
Marks and inscriptions
Top of lid: [CORONET] / T On neck of lid and screw collar: A & Co LTD [lion] [leopard head] / I / ASPREY / LONDON
Makers and roles
Asprey & Co Ltd , manufacturing company