A delightful little collector’s piece. A charming little antique silver cup with two side handles and the typical half ribbed decoration of the Queen Anne period. The body has a border of fish scale and engraved flower ornament. It looks like an exact copy of a full size original. Weight 19 grams, less than 1 troy ounce. Height 3.3cm. Spread 7.5cm. Diameter 4.5cm. London 1708. Maker William Fleming.
Biography – Willian Fleming, apprenticed to Nathaniel Lock 1688, free 1695. Mark entered as largeworker 1697. Livery 1708. Known for his cream jugs, saucepans, dredgers and miniature porringers.