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Pair of Irish George II Silver Two-Handled Cups

Auction:
2475
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$2,133$1,800

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2475
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 03, 2009 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Irish George II Silver Two-Handled Cups, Dublin, 1748, Matthew West, maker, ovoid, each with cast acanthus-topped scroll handles, body with applied ribbed girdle, on spreading trumpet foot, engraved with crest mottoed "Halleluiah," and with floral wreath, ht. 5 1/4 in., approx. 28 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

marks a little worn, but still legible. one cup with two, and one with one join of handle to body showing very slight compression on to body (visible only as slight halo to interior of cup). minor rim nicks. age/surface wear.

Keywords

Acanthus, Corsetry

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