There are few drinks that have inspired their own vessel and become such an icon as the mint julep cup. Beginning in the late 1930's, the mint julep drink was served at the Kentucky Derby, and has become synonymous with the event ever since. A sterling silver tumbler is also called a chalice or goblet or just a plain cup and are often used to commemorate a special occasion or event.The use of these tumblers is not limited to mint juleps. A wedding, an anniversary, a birth, a holiday feast, graduation, etc, all call for a special toast. You will find that using sterling silver goblets will give an older feel to your table setting while still being traditional. These sterling silver goblets are definitely exquisite and are vintage as well; increasing their value. Tumblers, goblets, chalices and cups are all names used to describe these beautiful vessels. Each cup has been cleaned and polished to "Like New" condition and are ready to use or to be engraved and gifted. Cups measure (3.00") tall, have a circular footed bottom measuring (2.00") in diameter, have flared self rims, open top has a diameter measuring (2 1/4), Bottom stamped. Kirk & Son, STERLING, 4110. ALL CUPS ARE MONOGRAM AND INSCRIPTION FREE. Four (4) HAVE BEEN KEPT IN THEIR OWN PROTECTIVE POUCHES FOR DECADES. If weight is a concern then each cup weighs approximately (62.56 grams), all (8) cups have a combined weight of (500.5 grams) or slightly over (16 troy ounces). The item "Eight (8) vintage Sterling Silver. 925 Mint Julep cups by Samuel Kirk & Son" is in sale since Wednesday, July 7, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Sterling Silver (.
The seller is "dia3546" and is located in Swampscott, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.925)