Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup
Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup

Continental Silver Miniature Wager Cup

c. 1900 German

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An antique silver model of a marriage cup having a lady in a crinoline dress with attractive decorative skirt. Tiny size. Good weight. Traces of original gilt. Weight 37 grams, 1.1 troy ounce. Height 8 cms. Diameter of base cup 3.75 cms. Stamped on the bottom of the skirt with German silver marks. Circa 1900.
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.
Wager cups. The idea is to drink the contents of the large cup (the lady’s skirt) without spilling the drink inside the small cup. These highly collectible silver double drinking vessels are also known as marriage cups. The bride would drink from the small cup, the groom from the large cup.
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6428
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