Rare South African Sterling Silver Presentation trowel inscribed ‘Presented to His Excellency The Hon: Sir Walter Francis Hely Hutchinson KCMG, On his laying the foundation Stone of, New Colonial Offices, Pietermaritzburg Mar 1897’
Sir Walter Francis Hely Hutchinson was Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Natal and Zululand between 1893 and 1901 and was appointed Knight Commander of The Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (KCMG)
Maker: EP in a diamond shape lozenge (Unascribed)
Dimensions: 30 cm long by 12.5 cm wide.
Weight: 388 grams gross.