ANTIQUE 19thC RARE GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER LARGE TROPHY CUP & COVER, LONDON c1803

ANTIQUE 19thC RARE GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER LARGE TROPHY CUP & COVER, LONDON c1803

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19th Century Georgian Silver lidded cup / wine cooler, raised on a circular foot, urn shaped, cast angular handles with acanthus leaves junctions, applied band, the inside is richly gilt. Hallmarked English Silver (925), London, year 1803 (H), Maker's mark RC for Richard Cooke.

REFERENCE NUMBER: A0380

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Description

Antique early 19th Century Georgian Solid Silver lidded cup / wine cooler, raised on a circular foot, urn shaped, cast angular handles with acanthus leaves junctions, applied band, the inside is richly gilt. One side applied with a figural medallion representing a young boy with an harp on a dolphin, the Mythological figure of Arion, please follow this link. The other side bears an original memorial inscription: "This Cup is presented to the Rev. James MacDonald, by a few select friends in London, in testimony of the high Esteem (...) fot the Scholar and the Gentleman, 1803". The cup is extremely large and can be used as a wine cooler, very high quality of the workmanship. Both parts are fully Hallmarked English Silver (925 Standard), London, year 1803 (H), Maker's mark RC (Richard Cooke).

Condition

In Great Condition - no damage, just general wear.

Size

Height:   31.6cm

Width:   28.7 x 18cm

Weight:   2570g