10-03-2009 10-03-2009
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2475 Boston
October 3, 2009 10:00AMCalender
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Pair of Irish George II Silver Two-Handled Cups

$2,133$1,800
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.