8843 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. With the clever lid design, typical of mid 17th century porringers, the lid can be inverted for use as a small bowl. The lid is shaped so that it sits over the handle securely. Weight 195 grams, 6.2 troy ounces. Height 8.7 cms. Diameter 7.5 cms. London 1789. Maker Peter Carter.
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