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Antique George V Sterling Silver Cup and Cover

$4,654.20

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver presentation trophy made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd; an addition to our diverse presentation silverware collection. This exceptional antique George V sterling silver cup and cover has a waisted, rounded quatrefoil shaped form onto a domed foot. The undulating surface of the cup is plain and unembellished with an applied reed decorated border to the upper rim. The vessel of the cup is ornamented with four cast sterling silver figural busts; these supports emanate from the lower portion and conjoin with the pedestal. The aforementioned ornamentation encircles a swept knop to the pedestal, supported by a plain foot to a paralleling collet style rim. This sterling silver trophy cup is fitted with an domed hallmarked cover, reflecting the shape of the body; the cover secures with a bayonet fitment, this indicates the high quality of the piece. The cover is surmounted with an exceptional cast sterling silver flame style finial. The interior of the cup and cover retains the original gilding. This exceptional example of antique silverware is fitted to the original painted wood plinth, with a vacant silver inscription plaque; the plaque may be engraved with a personal inscription if so desired. The plinth bears the inset retailer's mark 'The Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company Ltd, 112 Regent St, London, W'; the underside of the foot also features the retailer's mark. This exceptional sterling silver cup and cover was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd. Condition This antique presentation piece is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. This sterling silver cup and cover has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition. The cast decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the foot of the trophy have wear in keeping with age and location but remain legible. The full hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear. Dimensions Height 56cm/22" Height of cup 47.4cm/18.7" Diameter of rim 20.2cm/8" Diameter of plinth 22.6cm/8.9" Weight 48.5 troy ounces/1507g Maker: Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co Ltd Date: 1911 Origin: London, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

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