2 June 2009
A VICTORIAN PARCEL-GILT SILVER CAGE-WORK CUP AND COVER
MARK OF JOHN SAMUEL HUNT, LONDON, 1848
In the Charles II style, cylindrical and on lion paw and ball feet, the body and cover each with foliage scroll and bird sleeve, with two handles, engraved twice with a crest, marked near rim, underneath, on handles, inside cover and on sleeves, the base further stamped 'HUNT & ROSKELL LATE STORR MORTIMER & HUNT' and numbered '3800'
7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high
47 oz. (1,473 gr.)
The crest is that of Tryon.
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