This is a magnificent Georgian 1787 sterling silver cup with cover made by William Holmes, London 1787. Vase shaped and on fluted circular foot, the partly fluted body with two leaf-capped loop handles and applied with two plaques, one with bacchic putti, the other engraved a code of arms, the fluted cover with bud finiel, marked on foot and cover bezel. It weights 1914 grams, 67.35 ounces and measures 16.9" tall, 10.75" front, 6.75 wide. The top opening measures 6.7 diameter.
The base measures 4.75 diameter. The top cover measures 6.1" tall and 6.7" diameter. There is no initial or monogram on this trophy. In mint condition after its age of 224 years. IT IS OUR PLEASURE TO BE AT YOUR SERVICE.
The item "MAGNIFICENT 1787 GEORGIAN STERLING SILVER CUP & COVER BY WILLIAM HOLMES" is in sale since Saturday, December 5, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Non-U. The seller is "ambiancearts11" and is located in Beverly Hills, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.