A good quality sterling silver trophy cup and matching cover with acanthus mounted side handles. The cup has many classical features including a deeply embossed band of flower and foliate scrolls, half fluted banding and a cast flame finial.
Weight 1524 grams, 49 troy ounces.
Height 38cm (with lid), 24.5cm (to the rim of the cup).
Maker Carrington & Co.
Marks. Stamped on the body and lid rim with a full set of English silver hallmarks.
CARRINGTON & CO
W.H. Carrington & Co, 53 Thomas Street, Manchester. Registered mark in Chester circa 1888, Birmingham Assay Office 1891, London Assay Office 1906. This retail silversmith, classified as “tabacconist and fancy goods dealers”, also acted for a while as the London showroom for G.B. Collis & Co, Birmingham at 130 Regent Street, London.