This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver wine goblet has a circular bell shaped form onto a knopped stem and circular spreading foot.
The body of this antique silver goblet is embellished with impressive embossed and chased scrolling leaf decoration accented with bead motifs, all on a matte background.
The decoration to the body incorporates plain lobed arch designs, composing five vacant cartouches.
The upper rim of the drinking vessel is encircled with an applied moulded border.
The circular knop to the plain stem is encompassed with applied bead decoration.
The swept foot is embellished with further embossed and chased decoration reflecting that of the body and is encircled with an applied band of bead decoration to the rim.
This exceptional sterling silver goblet was crafted by the London silversmiths John Newton Mappin & George Webb of Mappin & Webb.
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