Antique Silver Coconut Cup
Maker: Joseph Ash I
An antique sterling silver mounted goblet with a tall spreading foot. Good size and very good condition. The top mount...Buy NowEnquire
An antique sterling silver mounted goblet with a tall spreading foot. Good size and very good condition. The top mount has a silver inner lip.
Contains 300 ml.
Height 14.5 cm. Diameter 8 cm.
Maker Joseph Ash.
Literature: Coconuts were prized in early times for their healing powers and drinking vessels were often formed from them. The coconut cup is a variety of standing cup, made and used in Europe in the 15th and 16th Century, with a revival in Georgian England. Usually they have a pedestal foot or 3 ornamental feet and are mounted in silver or Old Sheffield plate.
This collectible cup is in very good condition. The coconut has a good finish and does not leak. Stamped underneath the foot with a full set of English silver hallmarks. Small dink to the top rim. Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Maker: Joseph Ash I
Joseph Ash I, London silversmith, apprenticed to Roger Biggs of the Glovers Company 1793, free 1801. 1st mark as smallworker 1801 entered one day after his freedom. Two apprentices of his former master were turned over to him the following month. 3 new marks 1810. 3 further marks 1818. His son James apprenticed to Joseph Bibbs 1818.
Customer satisfaction is our primary concern
All silverware on our website is checked thoroughly prior to offering it for sale and every product listing contains a condition report and details of the silver hallmarks.
All items offered on our website include:
- Free Shipping Worldwide
- Tracked and Insured
- 14 day no quibble money back guarantee
- We are accredited members of LAPADA and conform to their strict professional standards
- We dispatch 1-3 days after receiving cleared payments
More detailed information about deliveries, returns and how to pay is available in the Help section at the bottom of this page.
Recently Viewed Products
Keep up to date with our Latest Items and News on Early Silver