18 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 17,500
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A GEORGE III SILVER STIRRUP CUP MODELLED AS A HARE'S HEAD
MARK OF HENRY NUTTING OVERSTRIKING ANOTHER, PROBABLY THAT OF PHIPPS AND ROBINSON, LONDON, 1805
Realistically chased to simulate hair, with flared and fluted rim and gilt interior, the flat underside engraved with the crest of the Earl of Kintore and inscribed The Keith Hall Harriers
6¾ in. (17.3 cm.) long
10 oz. (310 gr.)
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Almost certainly supplied to Anthony Adrian, 7th Earl of Kintore (1794-1844).
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