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    Sale 7731

    Centuries of Style: Silver, European Ceramics, Portrait Miniatures and Gold Boxes

    2 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 313

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT CUP

    MARK OF CHARLES FREDERICK HANCOCK, LONDON, 1872

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER-GILT CUP
    MARK OF CHARLES FREDERICK HANCOCK, LONDON, 1872
    Vase shaped, chased with foliage, with scroll handles, one side with plaque depicting two putto at play, the other later engraved with coat-of-arms and inscription, marked near rim, the foot further engraved 'HANCOCK & CO 39 BRUTON ST LONDON', in fitted mahogany finish case
    16 in. (41 cm.) high
    82 oz. (2,565 gr.)
    The arms are those of the Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers alias Wireworkers.

    The inscription reads 'The Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers alias Wire Workers of the City of London Presented by Harold C. Hobbs Esq.'


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF TIN PLATE ALIAS WIREWORKERS