9355 George III Silver Invalid Cup
A collector’s item. Medical interest. A rare antique sterling silver feeding cup of plain design having a long pouring spout and simple curved handle. Hand engraved to the front is the crest of a hand holding a crown together with the motto “Virtutis Gloria Merces” for the Robertson clan*. Hand engraved owner’s initials to the top of the lid and base. Weight 276 grams, 8.8 troy ounces. Height 14.5cm. Spread 12.5cm. Diameter 6.7cm. Edinburgh 1765. Maker Alexander Gairdner.
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