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Sir Charles Barry Family Crest Leather Cased Set of Graduated Silver Beakers. A leather cased set of five graduated silver plated beakers. All with Sir Charles Barry family crest and moto featuring a wyvern or griffen bird with wings expanded and the moto "Garde La Foy Bovtez En Avant". Garde La Foy = Keep the Faith & Bovtez En Avent = Push Forward. The leather case has a red morocco leather interior. The button fastener is embossed with "patent 97546". Each beaker is embossed to the base with the number 18 to signify a matched set.
Sir Charles Barry FRS RA (23 May 1795 – 12 May 1860) was an English architect, best known for his role in the rebuilding of the Palace of Westminster (also known as the Houses of Parliament) in London during the mid-19th century, but also responsible for numerous other buildings and gardens. He is known for his major contribution to the use of Italianate architecture in Britain, especially the use of the Palazzo as basis for the design of country houses, city mansions and public buildings. He also developed the Italian Renaissance garden style for the many gardens he designed around country houses.
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