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Goldsmiths & Silversmiths 'Hunting' Drinks Set, 1920s

About the Item

An impeccable and unique sterling silver drinks set with a hunting theme, featuring a large cocktail shaker in the form of a hunting horn as the centre-piece. The shaker, partly lemon gilded to resemble a copper finish, is flanked by seven silver stirrup cups – resembling the heads of six hounds, and (shown at the top of the case) one fox, the object of the hunt’s pursuit. Set within a bespoke, chocolate-brown calfskin fitted presentation case, the pieces are fully hallmarked Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Company, London 1925, and also bears the engraved mark of Longman and Strong (Mayfair’s finest purveyor of luxury hunting goods between the wars). Height of shaker: 16 inches (40 cm). Approximate height of each stirrup cup: 3½ inches (9 cm). The set also comes with a bespoke oak display stand for when the set of out of its presentation case.
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  • Dimensions:
    Height: 16 in (40.64 cm)Diameter: 4.5 in (11.43 cm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 8
  • Style:
    Other (Of the Period)
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  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1925
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use. The set is in very good, original condition and the stirrup cups are very heavy cast silver.
  • Seller Location:
    London, GB
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 62781stDibs: LU86807019193
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