Description

    A George West Irish Silver Two-Handled Standing Cup, Dublin, Ireland, circa 1795
    Marks: GW, (Hibernia), (crowned harp), Y
    6-5/8 inches high x 7-1/4 inches wide (16.8 x 18.4 cm)
    14.49 troy ounces

    The two-handled cup of trophy form, engraved dart border near lip, obverse with central engraved ovoid cartouche depicting heraldic lion, flanked by foliate garlands, conforming decoration to reverse with blank cartouche, flanking segmented scrolled handles, raised on conical base with banding to footed rim.


    Condition Report*:

    Light nicking to rim, light warping to base causing cup to sit almost flush on an even surface, some rubbing, otherwise presenting well with surface scratches commensurate with age, polishing, and use.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    18th Tuesday
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