A good quality antique sterling silver drinking chalice with a tapering bowl on a spreading base. Classic plain style. Original bright gilt interior. Uninscribed. Contains 400 ml. Weight 218 grams, 7 troy ounces. Height 14.5 cm. Diameter 9 cm. London 1803. Maker Walter Brind.
Makes a pair with #9148
Biography – Walter Brind, London silversmith, apprenticed to John Raynes 1736, turned over to his brother Henry 1742 (soon after the latter’s entry of his mark). Free 1743. Livery 1758. Mark entered as largeworker 1749. Second mark 1751. Third mark 1757. Fourth mark as plateworker 1781.