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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

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    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

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    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.

  • 1698

     

    8344 Antique Italian Silver Cup

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    A 17th century silver cup and matching cover with original bright gilt interior. With ovolo borders and chased acanthus leaves. The lid has a small pine cone finial. Probably ecclesiastical, a pyx box. Weight 214 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 12 cms, 16.5 cms to top of finial). Diameter 9.5 cms. The edge of the base has the cross key town mark for Rome, Italy. Also the ‘bee’ maker’s mark (see Bulgari Parte Prima, Vol 2, No 1124). Date 1687/1697.

  • 1713

    David Willaume

    9072 Antique Queen Anne Silver Cup and Cover

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    An excellent antique silver cup with matching cover having a campana shape with cut card banding and acanthus leaf topped side handles. Lovely plain style and very good weight. Excellent patina. Uninscribed. Weight 1498 grams, 48.1 troy ounces. Height 24 cms (to top of lid), 15 cms (to top of cup rim). Spread across handles 22 cms. Diameter of top 13.5 cms. London 1713. Maker David Willaume I.

  • 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.

  • 1718

    W Bell

    5888 Early Irish Silver Cup with Armorial

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    A heavy gauge antique Dublin silver armorial cup with flying handles. Superb quality and colour. Fine original coat of arms engraved to the front – with the arms of LAMBERT of Carnagh, county Wexford. Weight 886 grams, 28.4 troy ounces. Height 18 cms (to top of handle). Diameter 14.5 cms. Spread across handles 24.5 cms. Dublin 1718. Maker W Bell.

  • 1721

    Bowles Nash

    6512 George I Silver Cup and Cover

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    A fine early antique two handled silver cup and cover. Britannia standard silver. With applied strapwork to the body and lid, this is indicative of heavy quality and was a Huguenot innovation. The cup has an excellent weight and handles very well. There is a large armorial engraved to one side, very charming, with 3 leopards – purported to be of the Lippingcott & Wyberry family, Devonshire. Weight 1528 grams, 49.1 troy ounces. Height 18 cms, 26 cms to top of lid. Diameter 14 cms. Spread across handles 25.5 cms. London 1721. Maker Bowles Nash.

  • 1727

    Thomas Tearle

    10237 George II Antique Silver Bowl

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    An attractive antique silver 2 handled cup (or porringer) with bands of ribbing and bright cut engraving. Useful neat size. Weight 62 grams, 2 troy ounces. Height 6.7 cm. Diameter 8 cm. Spread 12.5 cm. London 1727. Maker Thomas Tearle. Sterling silver.

  • 1728

    Paul de Lamerie

    7911 George II Silver Cup by Paul de Lamerie

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    An outstanding early antique silver cup, campana shape with acanthus leaf topped side handles. By the sought after Huguenot silversmith Paul de Lamerie. Britannia standard silver*. Lovely plain style and very good weight. Excellent patina. To both sides there is a large and finely engraved armorial crest belonging to TREBY quartering Grange for the Rt Hon George Treby, MP. Weight 1048 grams, 33.6 troy ounces. Height 17 cms. Diameter of top 14.5 cms. London 1728. Maker Paul de Lamerie.

  • 1745

    Gabriel Sleath

    10188 George II Antique Silver Cup and Cover

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    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. 18th century.

  • 1749

    Isaac Cookson

    8524 Antique George II Silver Cup and Cover

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    An excellent antique silver cup with matching cover, campana shape with acanthus leaf topped side handles. Lovely plain style and very good weight. Excellent patina. To the front is a large and finely engraved armorial crest. Weight 1533 grams, 49.2 troy ounces. Height 27 cms (to top of lid), 18.2 cms (to top of cup rim). Spread across handles 17 cms. Diameter of top 14.2 cms. Newcastle 1749. Maker Isaac Cookson.

  • Circa 1750

    William Townsend

    9668 Set of 3 Antique Silver Cups

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    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

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    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.

  • 1765

    Alexander Gairdner

    9355 George III Silver Invalid Cup

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    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.

  • 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

  • 1779

    Thomas Jones of Dublin

    6813 Irish George III Silver Cup and Cover

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    Stunning quality. An ornamental antique sterling silver cup with shaped side handles and an acanthus decorated cover with pineapple finial. Gilt finish. Excellent weight. To one side there is a later inscription for the 1829 Southampton Regatta. Weight 1231 grams, 39.5 troy ounces. Height 21.5 (to top of handle), 28 cms (total). Dublin 1779. Maker Thomas Jones.

  • Circa 1784

    Hester Bateman

    7400 George III Two Handled Cup by Hester Bateman

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    An elegant antique sterling silver cup with side handles and raised on a pedestal foot. With the charming style for which this sought after English lady silversmith is famous. To the front is a hand engraved armorial crest. Weight 329 grams, 10.5 troy ounces. Contains 425 ml. Height 12.5cm. Diameter of top 9.75cm. Spread 17cm. London 1784. Maker Hester Bateman.

  • Circa 1791

    William Holmes

    5538 George III Gilt Silver Cup and Cover

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    An exceptional quality sterling silver cup and cover with original gilt finish. Tall vase shape with sweeping side handles. The cup has many classical features with a large central band of vine leaf garland and cherub decorated cartouche. Weight 2593 grams, 83.3 troy ounces. Total height 46 cms. London 1791. Maker William Holmes.

  • 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.

  • 1819

    George McHattie

    9873 George III Antique Silver Cup and Cover

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    A magnificent Scottish silver presentation cup and cover of campana form. Large enough to take a bottle. Magnificent original gilded interior. Acanthus leaf decorated throughout, the stylish curved handles finish with a bacchanalian face mask below, the body has an ornate band of foliate scrolls interspersed with Scottish thistles. To the front and reverse are 2 large panels with a presentation inscription for the Great Yarmouth Rifle Volunteer Corp “Ladies Challenge Cup”. Weight 2309 grams, 74.2 troy ounces. Height 25.5cm (without lid) 33cm (with lid). Diameter 16.5cm. Spread across handles 29cm. Edinburgh 1819. Maker George McHattie. Sterling silver.

  • 1866

    Edward Charles Brown

    7470 Victorian Silver Trophy Cup

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    A handsome antique sterling silver cup with matching cover and wooden stand. Bright original gilt interior to cup and cover. The decoration is particularly good with deep relief chased flowers, leaves and scrolls and there’s a large cartouche to front and back with a crest and a military inscription from the Bath Troop N.S.Y.C 1893. Weight 1216 grams, 39 troy ounces. Height 40 cms , 46 cms (with plinth). Spread across handles 26 cms. Diameter 16 cms. London 1866. Maker Richard & Brown.

  • 1909

    Goldsmiths And Silversmiths Co

    9071 Antique Silver Presentation Cup

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    A superb antique sterling silver cup and cover with steeple top. Gilt silver. Outstanding quality and decorative detail. The base has a presentation inscription to the actress Anna Neagle from the popular magazine Picturegoer and Film Weekly for her performance in Courtneys of Curzon Street 1947. Weight 1926 grams, 61.9 troy ounces. Height 41.5 cms (total), 29 cms (cup). Diameter 11.7 cms. London 1909. Maker Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co Ltd.

  • 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.

  • 1912

    Hunt & Roskell

    8913 Antique Silver Cup and Cover

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    A good quality sterling silver trophy cup and matching cover together with the original ebonised wooden plinth. Tall vase shape with sweeping side handles. Original gilt interior. The cup has many classical features including a deeply embossed band of acanthus leaf scrolls, half fluted body and cast pineapple finial. Weight 3708 grams, 119 troy ounces. Height 51.5 cms (cup and lid without plinth), 36 cms (cup only). Plinth 11 cms. London 1912. Maker Hunt & Roskell Ltd.

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