Sterling Silver Cup

ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950

ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950

ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950   ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950
ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky, c1950. A classic Kentucky HANDMADE Mint Julep cup by this renowned Lexington silversmith. This is an EARLY ORIGINAL CUP featuring BEADED RIMS made by Benjamin Trees at his Kentucky home. Later versions of his cups had banded rims and were manufactured by International Silver Co. This cup is a MUST HAVE for the serious mint julep cup collector. Perfect for the boardroom, in-home bar, tailgate party or fun day at the racetrack! Makers marks present, please scroll to last picture. Marked sterling and hand inscribed "Kentucky" by Benjamin Trees. Top diameter measures 3 1/8 inches.

Weighs a very sturdy 138 grams or 4.43 troy ounces! PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED & HAND POLISHED (inside & out).

Beautiful, time-enhanced silver patina throughout. Carefully stored away for many years.

Comes with a NEW tropical ORANGE anti tarnish presentation storage bag, pictured. A classic Kentucky sterling silver mint julep cup from collector, lecturer & silversmith Benjamin Trees.

Trees moved to Lexington, Kentucky in 1934 and was active until his death in 1965. He produced most of his silver pieces at his home on Versailles Road in Kentucky.

This mint julep cup boasts his hallmark (a figural tree), is marked sterling & TREES. It is also hand inscribed with "Kentucky" by Benjamin Trees. All marks located on the underside base. The item "ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950" is in sale since Monday, December 9, 2019.

This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (. The seller is "beststerling" and is located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

This item can be shipped to United States.

  • Composition: Sterling Silver
  • Style: Mint Julep
  • Age: Post-1940
  • Pattern: Classic American
  • Brand: Benjamin Trees
  • Type: Cups & Goblets


ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950   ORIGINAL Benjamin Trees Sterling Silver Mint Julep Cup Lexington, Kentucky c1950