10 June 2008
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE V SILVER STIRRUP-CUP
MARK OF CHARLES TOWNLEY AND JOHN THOMAS, LONDON, 1929
Realistically modelled as a fox's mask, the inner and outer rim engraved with inscriptions, marked near rim
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high
17 oz. (536 gr.)
The inscription outside the rim reads 'Oswald July 29th 1933 from Francis and Hilda.
The inscription inside the rim reads 'just a memory'
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