An impressive Antique George III Georgian Solid Silver Cup & Cover with a classic baluster shape standing on a tall pedestal foot with two substantial scroll handles. The Cup has a domed fitted lid topped with an impressive finial. The body of the cup, foot & fitted lid are all embellished with a chased, stylised shell pattern. There are light traces of the original lemon gilding visible in the recesses of the chasing, adding to the overall wonderful patina of the cup. The interior is richly gilded.
The Side of the Cup features an large engraved armorial showingthe arms of Croft quartering Warring impaling Cowper for Sir Arther Croft 3rd Bt of Croft Castle. There is a small crest engraved on the lid.
Date – 1764.
Made in London.
Made by Parker & Wakelin.
Approx. Weight – 2170g / 69.77oz
Approx. Height – 36.8cm
Approx. Width Incl Handle – 32.3cm
Approx. Diameter at Rim – 15.2cm
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