A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER TWO-HANDLED COVERED CUP
Maker's mark of Smith & Nicholsen, London, 1863
Urn form, with matte finish, on circular pedestal base with diaperwork and beaded band, with gadrooned knop above, the body front and back with bead rimmed oval vacant reserve, enclosed by applied fruited grapevine (losses) continuing to join the two rusticated grapevine handles, the raised cover with applied stiff leaf rim, the center with raised circular platform topped by fully modeled of a goddess with diadem driving two horse and emerging from swirling water--24in. (60.9cm.) high, 147oz.