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Irish Stering Silver Cup
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Irish Sterling Silver Cup - Antique 1774


An exceptional, fine and impressive antique 18th century Irish sterling silver cup; an addition to our 17th century silverware collection

SKU C7609

This exceptional antique 18th century Irish sterling silver cup has a plain bell-shaped form to a circular domed, spreading foot.

The surface of the cup is encircled with an applied girdle.

The body is embellished to one side with the contemporary engraved initials 'MD' surmounted with the crest of an arm holding an arrow, and to the other side a crest depicting out of a coronet a crescent with further scrolling initials.

This impressive antique cup is fitted with two impressive cast sterling silver opposing scroll handles, each with a scrolling leaf decorated thumbpieces and pendant drop style ornamentation to the upper socket.

This exceptional vessel is supported by a plain cast sterling silver circular domed foot.

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Maker: Matthew West

Date: 1774

This 18th century Irish sterling silver cup is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

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

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

Length across handles 16.9cm/6.7"

Diameter 10.3cm/4.1"

Height 14.2cm/5.6"

14.4 troy ounces/447g

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