• Christie's Interiors - Style & auction at Christies

    Sale 5924

    Christie's Interiors - Style & Spirit

    22 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 232

    A VICTORIAN SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP AND COVER

    MARK OF ROBERTS AND BELK, SHEFFIELD, 1863

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VICTORIAN SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP AND COVER
    MARK OF ROBERTS AND BELK, SHEFFIELD, 1863
    Campana-shaped on naturalistic shaped circular pedestal foot, the lower body chased in relief with alternate flowers and acanthus leaves on a matt ground, the bifurcated handles modelled as vines which continue around the sides in chased vine leaves and pendant grape clusters, cover with equestrian finial, probably intended as a horse racing trophy
    16½ in. (42 cm.) high
    75.5 oz. (2,341 gr.)


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