Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup
Charles II Silver Cup

Charles II Silver Cup

1680 London England

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£4,650 gbp
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A charming early English silver mug of plain form. The body is raised from sheet and has a simple strap handle and an incised, reeded neck. This is the earliest type of mug. Hand engraved to the front is a double crest. Contains 550 ml. Weight 271 grams, 8.7 troy ounces.. Height 11.1 cm. Diameter 6.5 cm. Sterling silver. London 1680. Makers mark "SH" conjoined - see Jacksons Page 137*.
This delightful little silver cup is in very good condition with damage or restoration. The engravings are still crisp. Stamped underneath with a full set of English hallmarks. Excellent colour.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Stock Code
9274
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silver
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*There are no precise records of silver makers marks prior to 1681 as all records were destroyed in the fire at Goldsmiths Hall in that year when the Assay Office and apartments of the Assayer and Clerk in the south west wing of the building were burned down.
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