Antique - Sterling Silver Gilt - Two Handled Georgian Loving Cup - 1813. An excellent example of an antique early 19th century English two handled trophy / loving cup. From a private collection, this early and exceptional piece has a features. A classic antique Georgian design with a thick gauge of silver to form the body with chased Rococo design embellishment. The scroll handles have fine foliate decoration.The cup is of high quality which is evident when held in hand. The later-chased embellishments on the cup are particularly a fine example with beautiful and'crisp' forms of flowers and natural shapes which are elegantly decorated through the cup. The interior is gilded with a rich gold tone that presents a lustrous and regal shine. There are no leaks in this cup and thus liquids can be held within. Markings: Full set of English hallmarks are marked on the side of the foot rim - the marks are worn and the maker's mark is indistinguishable, possibly Thomas Wallis?
The clear marks show London Assay, dated 1813. 5 1/2" (14 cm) tall, 7 1/2" (19 cm) from handle to handle. Condition: Item is in excellent condition commensurate with age, overall good condition, small dents and dinks and surface marks as to be expected with a 200+ years worth of history and use. The gilding is a little worn to the cartouche and extremities. The is a little folding within the silver on one cartouche, possibly the sign of earlier engraving removal.Please see the images above. We specialise in quality named silver, flatware and crystal. We are a friendly team who have established a reliable, quick and efficient service. We're available by appointment at Unit 156, Grays Antique Market, 58 Davies St, London W1K 5LP. Our closest tube station is Bond Street. We're often asked to send glass and cutlery to friends and relatives as a replacement for small accidents or as gifts. Please let us know if you would like us to send the receipt somewhere else!
Collections can be arranged by appointment at our unit in Grays Antiques Market, London. There will be delays in a response if messages are received out of working hours or over the weekend. Company Name: Merrit Robinson LTD. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets".The seller is "merrittrobinson" and is located in this country: GB. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Korea, South, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei Darussalam, Cayman Islands, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Macau, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, United Arab Emirates, Bahamas, Colombia, Kuwait, Philippines, Qatar, Uruguay, Vietnam.