An elegant antique silver drinking chalice with a tapering bowl on a spreading base. Classic plain style and borders. Excellent quality and weight. Original bright gilt interior.
Contains 300 ml.
Weight 257 grams, 8.2 troy ounces.
Height 15.5cm. Diameter 8.4cm.
Maker William Frisby, a former partner of the famous Paul Storr.
William Frisby, London silversmith, apprenticed to John Crouch, free 1782. Mark entered in partnership with John Edwards 1791. 2nd mark alone1792. 3rd mark in partnership with Paul Storr 1792. 4th mark alone 1798. 5th mark 1801. 6th mark in partnership with his son John 1811. 3 of his sons were apprenticed to their father – John in 1799, William in 1806, Daniel Luffman in 1809. Died 1820.