ANTIQUE 19THC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER GILT CUP & COVER, EMES & BARNARD C.1826

ANTIQUE 19THC GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER GILT CUP & COVER, EMES & BARNARD C.1826

5,595.00

19th Century Georgian silver cup and cover, richly gilt, baluster form, the body is applied with two cast handles modelled like grape-capped acanthus branches, the neck adorned with applied grapevine bands, lobed body embossed with floral bands, the matching cover is surmounted by a large finial.

Hallmarked English silver (925), London, year 1826 (l), Maker's mark REEB for Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I.


Reference Number: A2779

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DESCRIPTION

Antique 19th Century Georgian Solid Silver cup and cover, massive size and heavy gauge (2035 grams), richly gilt, baluster form, the body is applied with two cast handles modelled like grape-capped acanthus branches, the neck adorned with applied grapevine bands, lobed body embossed with floral bands, the matching cover is surmounted by a large fiinial.

This is an impressive and magnificent piece, the original use for such large cups was mainly decorative, often given as trophies or presentation pieces, but nowadays they can be used as ice buckets or wine coolers, once removed the cover, to hold flowers at the centre of the table.

Each part is fully Hallmarked English silver (925 Standard), London, year 1826 (l), Maker's mark REEB (Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I).

CONDITION

In Great condition - No damage.

SIZE

Height: 35.3cm
Width: 24 x 16cm
Total Weight: 2035g