An Elegant George III Cup And Cover
An Elegant George III Cup And Cover

ROBERT SHARP (died 1803)

An Elegant George III Cup And Cover

1799 United Kingdom

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A George III silver-gilt cup and cover, London 1799, makers mark of Robert Sharp. The arms are those of Tobin, for Captain John Tobin (1763-1851).
The cup of vase-shape and on spreading foot with a gadrooned border. The lower body part-fluted and applied on each side with an oval cartouche with ribbon-tied husk border, one engraved with a presentation inscription, the other with a coat-of-arms. The cup with two reeded angular handles, with detachable part-fluted cover, marked on the foot and rim of the cover.
The inscription reads 'A token of friendship and gratitude from Governor Dalzel to Captain John Tobin, 1799'.
Excellent
Dimensions
Height 40.20 cm (15.83 inches)
Weight 2456.00g (78.97oz t)
Stock Code
22835.8
Medium
Silver-Gilt
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