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Cups & Trophies

Browse our collection of specialist silver cups and trophies. An excellent range of early silver examples for the collector which are ideal for practical use and make a perfect gift.

Large size sterling silver goblets and 2 handled solid silver cups are often given as trophy prizes and many have interesting presentation inscriptions. These cups are often used as wine coolers and make fascinating conversation pieces.

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Cups & Trophies

Browse our collection of specialist silver cups and trophies. An excellent range of early silver examples for the collector which are ideal for practical use and make a perfect gift.

Large size sterling silver goblets and 2 handled solid silver cups are often given as trophy prizes and many have interesting presentation inscriptions. These cups are often used as wine coolers and make fascinating conversation pieces.

  • Circa 1640

     

    9786 German Parcel Gilt Silver Cup & Cover

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    A rare and impressive antique silver standing cup and cover of baluster shape with lobed foot. Large size. The waisted, lobed body is chased with fleur-de-lys and scrolls on a finely matted background. The top has a silver vase of flowers finial. This form is typical of German Renaissance banqueting silver cups and the quality is excellent. Contains 500 ml. Weight 611 grams, 19.6 troy ounces. Height – 40 cm (total), 29.5 cm (cup). Diameter of top 10.6 cm. Stamped by the rim and on the foot with the German town mark “W” possibly Breslau. Makers mark “WO” unidentified. Circa 1640.

  • 1649

    Daniel Gee

    10113 Commonwealth Period Antique Silver Cup

    £12,950

    An important piece of early English antique silver dating back to 1649, the year of King Charles I’s execution. This twin handled silver cup, with shaped side handles and spreading circular foot, is possibly a very early example of a porringer, or caudle cup. The body has a hand chased band of decoration at the top with matted roundels and punched motifs below; this more sombre decoration is associated particularly with the Commonwealth period. Superb colour. An attractive feature is the beaded and segmented decoration to the base, very reminiscent of wine tasters of this period. Hand engraved to the front are the initials “MB” surrounded by stars. Weight 286 grams, 9.1 troy ounces. Height 11.6cm. Spread across handles 16cm. Diameter 11.5cm (top), 8.6cm (base). London 1649. Maker “DG” with an anchor for Daniel Gee (*see David Mitchell’s book on “Silversmiths in Stuart and Elizabethan England”). Sterling silver.

  • 1689

    Seth Lofthouse

    9940 William & Mary Antique Chinoiserie Silver Porringer

    £11,750

    A fascinating and rare piece of chinoiserie silver. This early English antique sterling silver porringer, or side handled cup, is flat chased with an exuberant oriental scene incorporating Chinese people and exotic birds. The large bowl, of circular form with flared lip, is ideal for use as a drinking cup or for displaying flowers. Weight 482 grams, 14.4 troy ounces. Height 12.3cm. Diameter 14cm. Spread across the handles 21.5cm. London 1689. Maker Seth Lofthouse. Sterling silver.

  • 1697

     

    9990 William III Antique Silver Cup

    £4,750

    A very unusual antique sterling silver cup of tapering form on a small applied foot; the simple “S” scroll handle having a beaded rat-tail decoration. The body has four panels of hand applied matting work. Originally this would have been either a small mug or toddy cup for alcoholic beverages or possibly a cup for drinking tea or chocolate. Contains 155ml. Weight 108 grams, 3.4 troy ounces. Height 7.7cm. Diameter of top 7.2cm. Spread across the handle 9cm. London 1697. Maker unknown.

  • 1718

    Paul de Lamerie

    9365 George I Silver Cup by Paul de Lamerie

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    An outstanding early antique silver cup and cover with acanthus leaf topped side handles. By the sought after Huguenot silversmith Paul de Lamerie. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain style, very large size and heavy weight. Excellent patina. To the front is an expansive and finely engraved armorial crest belonging to TREBY quartering Grange for the Rt Hon George Treby, MP. Weight 1996 grams, 64.1 troy ounces. Height 25.5cm (total), 17cm (cup only). Diameter of cup 14.7cm. Spread 26cm. London 1718. Maker Paul de Lamerie.

  • 1745

    Gabriel Sleath

    10188 George II Antique Silver Cup and Cover

    £2,950

    An excellent antique silver cup with matching cover having a traditional campana shape and acanthus leaf side handles. The lid and body have broad bands of embossed shell scrolls with vine leaf and grape ornament. Excellent plain style and very good weight. To the front is a large and finely engraved armorial within a foliate scroll cartouche, the lid with a dog crest. Total weight 1229 grams, 39.5 troy ounces. Cup 855 grams, 27.4 troy ounces. Lid 374 grams,12 troy ounces. Height 26cm (to top of lid finial), 13cm (to top of cup rim). Spread across handles 23.2cm. Diameter of top 13cm. London 1745. Maker Gabriel Sleath.

  • Circa 1750

    William Townsend

    9668 Set of 3 Antique Silver Cups

    £5,650

    A fine quality George II sterling silver cup on a spreading foot. The scroll side handles have acanthus leaf mounts. The accompanying pair of smaller silver cups make a matching set. Each cup has a large hand engraved armorial to the front within a decorative cartouche and the scratch weight incised below. Excellent colour and very heavy weight. The large cup has a presentation inscription underneath to Harold Heinz, president of the H.J Heinz company. Large cup weight 1059 grams, 34 troy ounces. Height 17.6cm. Spread 26.5cm. Diameter 14.2cm. Small cups weigh 467 grams each, 15.01 troy ounces and 471 grams, 15.10 troy ounces. Height 13cm. Spread 17cm. Diameter 10.1cm. Large cup Dublin circa 1750, maker William Townsend. Smaller cups unmarked silver.

  • 1763

    Whipham & Wright

    9422 George III Silver Cup

    £1,550

    A highly decorative antique silver cup with twin side handles and raised on a pedestal foot. Hand engraved to the front is a large coat of arms and to the reverse a crest of a boar, each within a decorative cartouche and having a spread of foliage and scrolls below.. Weight 609 grams, 19.5 troy ounces. Height 18.5cm. Diameter of top 12.9cm. Spread 23.5cm. London 1763. Maker Thomas Whipham & Charles Wright.

  • 1767

    Daniel Smith And Robert Sharp

    9047 Antique George III Silver Cup and Cover

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    A good antique silver cup with matching cover, urn shape with broad gadroon borders. Lovely plain style and very good weight. Excellent patina. Uninscribed. Gilt interior and inscription to the inside rim. Weight 1156 grams, 37.1 troy ounces. Height 29 cms (to top of lid), 20.5 cms (to top of side handle). Spread across handles 25 cms. London 1767. Maker Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp. Sterling silver

  • 1812

    Thomas Robins

    9920 Pair of George III Silver Trophy Cups

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    A substantial pair of antique silver cups and covers with twin handles. Excellent weight and gauge of metal. Elegant classical form with bands of acanthus decoration, the intertwined double snake scroll handles terminate with finely modelled Bacchanalian masks. Total weight 3289 grams, 105.7 troy ounces. Height 31.5cm (total), 33.9cm (to top of rim). Spread across handles 23.3cm. Diameter of top 14.1cm. London 1812. Maker Thomas Robins. Sterling silver.

  • 1817

    Paul Storr

    9793 Georgian Silver Wine Cooler by Paul Storr

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    Of racing interest. A magnificent antique silver gilt wine cooler by the world famous English silversmith Paul Storr. Elegant classical style with Campana urn form; the twin handles mounted with Bacchanalian face masks. The lift off cover has a finial in the form of a wrythen fluted flower seed with petal surround. Embossed to the front in low relief is a charming scene of horses relaxing and socialising. The reverse has an applied laurel wreath containing an engraved inscription for Newcastle Upon Tyne Stewards 1817. Weight 3718 grams, 119 troy ounces. Height 38cm. London 1809. Made by Paul Storr and retailed by Rundell Bridge and Rundell. Sterling silver.

  • 1910

    Carringtons & Co

    9950 Antique Silver Cup and Cover

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    A good quality sterling silver trophy cup and matching cover with acanthus mounted side handles. The cup has many classical features including a deeply embossed band of flower and foliate scrolls, half fluted banding and a cast flame finial. Weight 1524 grams, 49 troy ounces. Height 38cm (with lid), 24.5cm (to the rim of the cup). London 1910. Maker Carrington & Co.

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