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Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique William IV horn and English sterling silver mounted beaker; an addition to our ornamental silverware collection

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19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)
19th Century Horn Beaker
Horn and Sterling Silver Mounted Hunting Cup - Antique William IV (1834)

Description


This exceptional William IV English sterling silver and horn antique beaker has a tapering cylindrical form.


The body of the beaker is embellished with a fine and impressive applied coat of arms above the motto 'Honeste Audax' - Honourably Bold and surmounted with a crest depicting out of a ducal coronet a demi-eagle displayed*.


This natural horn vessel is fitted with the original hallmarked gilded push fit insert, accented with an integrated mount encompassing the upper rim.


The upper mount is encircled with impressive chased decorated floral ornamentation accented with interlacing arch designs, all on a textured background.


The lower portion of the beaker is fitted with a plain hallmarked border to the rim.


This exceptional beaker is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.


* This motto in relation to the heraldic crest pertains to the Parkins family.


Read a brief history of antique silver beakers


Date: 1834

Condition


This antique 19th century horn beaker with silver mounts is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The engraved heraldic markings are very crisp.

The horn vessel is in perfect condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the interior of the insert are very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

The maker's mark to the lower mount had wear in keeping with age and location.


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


Dimensions


Diameter of rim 11.2cm/4.4"

Diameter of base 7.5cm/3"

Height 14.9cm/5.9"


 
 
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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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