Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup

Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup

Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup
This is a very rare and unusual collectors item. It is a decorative 2-handled baluster Sterling silver cup beautifully engraved with the armorial of the Ipswich Loyal Volunteers with lion rampant and the sterns of 3 sailing ships on one side and a dedication from the troops to their Lt. Colonel on the other dated 1813. The handles are formed as finely sculpted'mer horses', with heads and forelegs of horses and bodies and tails of fish.

By the Noncommissioned Officers & Privates. It bears the hallmarks of the London assay office for 1812 and the makers initials SH for Solomon Hougham. 5.5" high to the rim and 6.5" to the horses ears x 4 diameter across the top. It is in excellent condition and weighs app. 407 grams being very sturdy silver but with a thin felt covered wooden disc in the base.

A register of Silversmiths and Goldsmiths records. Son of Solomon Hougham free by redemption 7 June 1786 as goldsmith.

He was already an established worker since Henry son of Henry Hougham was apprenticed to him in 1789. He was elected to livery, February 1791. Partner with Charles Hougham from 1790 the latter dying 18 January 1793.

First mark entered as plateworker 1 February 1793 Address Aldersgate Street. Second Mark (two sizes) 6 February 1793. Third Mark (two sizes) 13 November 1812. Fourth mark in partnership with Solomon Royes and John East Dix 13 September 1817, Address 138 Aldersgate Street. The partnership apparently dissolved by 19 September1818 when Royes and Dix entered a separate joint mark.

Hougham died 17 Aug 1818 hence dissolvement of partnership. The item "Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup" is in sale since Thursday, March 25, 2021. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets".

The seller is "geoffsjazz" and is located in Highbury, London. This item can be shipped worldwide.
Superb George III Sterling Silver Napoleonic Wars Presentation Cup


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