Antique Silver Armorial Beaker

GBP 1,150.00

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Object Description

A very interesting antique silver cup of tapering form and plain style. Simple shape with bright gilt bands to the rim and base, and gilded interior. Good gauge silver and weight. The base is beautifully engraved with an armorial dated 1701, possibly a town arms. Engraved initials to the front.
Contains 350 ml.
Weight 136 grams, 4.3 troy ounces.
Height 9.2cm. Diameter 8cm (top), 6.3cm (base).
Unmarked silver.
Continental.
Circa 1701.
Marks. Despite the lack of silver stamps, the armorial base might point towards a country of origin. For example, a left facing eagle is incorporated in the town coat of arms for both Olmutz, Moravia and Nurnberg, Bavaria.

Object Condition

In very good condition. The silver has a few dark marks which appear to be in the manufacture.

Object Details

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

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