AN 18TH CENTURY SILVER-MOUNTED TORTOSESHELL-HANDLED RIDING WHIP, UNMARKED, CIRCA 1740/50, The tapering, faceted tortoiseshell handle inlaid in silver wire with men hunting & fishing in rural landscapes, the silver mounts chased with rococo scrolls & flowers, 30¾ in. long (78 cm.)
A GEORGE IV SILVER-MOUNTED RIDING CROP APPARENTLY UNMARKED, DATED 1830 The handle realistically cast as basketweave, engraved for the Goodwood Cup 1830, further engraved with a view of three horses galloping and with an inscription, the terminal engraved with initial 'P' within garter motto and below coronet 36¾ in. (91.5 cm.) long The inscription reads 'This whip belonged to His Royal Highness George IV of England'