Antique Silver and Horn Beaker

GBP 195.00

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Object Description

A 19th century silver and horn tumbler with silver mounted rim. The applied silver shield contains a hand engraved monogram in old fashioned cursive script. Pale gold/green transparent colour.
Contains 160 ml.
Height 10 cm. Diameter 6.2 cm.
Birmingham 1887.
Maker Hirons & Plante.

The Birmingham partnership Hirons, Plant & Bourne was founded c.1860 changing its name to Hirons, Plante & Co in 1878 when Rowland Bourne left the partnership. Joseph Hirons retired in 1882 and Henry Hodson Plante continued the business alone under the name H.H Plante & Co, subsequently entering many other partnerships, and was still trading in 1915.

Object Condition

The horn beaker is in very good condition. Stamped with a full set of English silver hallmarks, monarch and date letter to the shield. The cup has been tested for water retention and does not leak. There are a couple of minor scuffs to the horn on the outside surface.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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