20 April 2000
A GEORGE IV SILVER TWO-HANDLED CUP AND COVER
Maker's mark of Matthew Boulton Plate Co., Birmingham, 1824
Campana-form, on a circular screw-on foot applied with grapevine, the body applied with trailing grapevine spreading from two twisted vine handles, the domed cover with acanthus rim and grapevine finial, the cover engraved with two coats-of-arms, crest and motto within foliate mantling, fully marked, the base also stamped HAMLET, GOLDSMITH TO HIS MAJESTY H.R.H. THE DUKE OF YORK, ROYAL FAMILY & C.
17in. (43.2cm.) high; 118oz. 10dwt. (3692gr.)
Sotheby's, New York, October 20, 1990, lot 181
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