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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique American sterling silver tyg presentation / champagne cup in the Art Nouveau style; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899
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American Sterling Silver Tyg Presentation / Champagne Cup by Atkin Brothers - Art Nouveau - Antique 1899

Description


This exceptional antique American sterling silver tyg presentation / champagne cup has a circular waisted shaped form onto a circular shaped spreading foot.


The lower portion of the shaped body of this tyg* cup is embellished with impressive embossed and chased scrolling leaf ornamentation in the Art Nouveau style, paralleling the shaped foot.


The anterior surface of the body is ornamented with the contemporary engraved initials 'IWS'.


The upper and lower rims of the vessel are encompassed with applied moulded borders.


This impressive silver cup is fitted with three cast sterling silver C shaped handles accented with a three-dimensional ribbon tied reed decoration, with impressive organic terminals.


The underside of this exceptional example of antique silver bears the contemporary engraved inscription 'Presented to Jean W Stevenson as a token to commemorate her engagement to Edward H Graves from his father Henry Graves, January 17th 1899'.


This versatile cup is a substantial size and if required could be used as a wine/bottle cooler; with the use of the three handles, this piece could easily be transferred down a dining table.


The later hallmarks struck to the underside of this impressive cup include:

Maker's mark: G (Gorham Manufacturing Company)

Anchor mark: Gorham trademark anchor

Silver quality/purity mark: Sterling (925, 925/1000)

Registration number: A237


* A tyg is a large English mug/drinking vessel with three or more handles. The mug was made to be shared, and handed round between several drinkers.


Date: 1899

Condition


This antique silver tyg cup is an exceptional of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The American hallmarks struck to the surface of the cup are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length 22.4cm/8.8"

Diameter of rim 17.8cm/7"

Height 17.8cm/7"


Weight


44.9 troy ounces/1396g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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