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A GEORGE III SILVER TWO-HANDLED CHRISTENING CUP
A GEORGE III SILVER TWO-HANDLED CHRISTENING CUP

MAKER'S MARK IH, GUERNSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS, MID-18TH CENTURY

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A GEORGE III SILVER TWO-HANDLED CHRISTENING CUP Maker's Mark IH, Guernsey, Channel Islands, mid-18th century Bell-form, on circular foot with two scroll handles, one side engraved with monogram MELP, marked under base 4 in. (10.8 cm) long over handle; 2 oz. (65 gr.)

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This mark appears on a group of forty christening cups made in Guernsey recorded in Richard Mayne, Channel Islands Silver, 1985, fig. 177, pp. 120-121

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