London, South Kensington
15 May 2001
A GEORGE II SILVER MUG
MAKER'S MARK APPARENTLY THAT OF BENJAMIN CARTWRIGHT, 1757
the baluster mug raised on a spreading foot, with engraved initials and a leaf capped handle - 12cm (4 3/4 in), 10oz.
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