31 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 1,500
A GEORGE I SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP
MARK OF THOMAS RUSH, LONDON, 1725
The body applied with a narrow girdle, one side later engraved with coat-of-arms within a rococo cartouche, on pedestal foot
6 in. (15.3 cm.) high; 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diameter
20 oz. (620 gr.)
The crest is similar to that of Johnson.
The cartouche is engraved with a design similar to an early one recorded for Kytchyn of Isleworth, Middlesex and of Belper, Derbyshire. The interlaced A is stylistically of much later date.
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