London, South Kensington
18 April 2007
A LATE 19TH CENTURY GERMAN SILVER-GILT CUP AND COVER IN THE RENAISSANCE STYLE
Cylindrical with flared lip, on three-handled vase support above a domed foot, the cover with Classical warrior finial, inscribed around rim "To Ernest Edmund Henry Mallet Lord Vaughan, at his Baptism 1892, from his Aunt & Godmother Alice, Wife of William Archer 3rd.Earl Amherst", height 15 1/8 in. (38.5 cm.), 16.5 oz.
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