Antique Silver Coconut Cup
Date: Circa 1800
An antique silver mounted coconut cup on a pedestal foot with scalloped decoration. Large size and excellent condition. Height 14...Buy NowEnquire
An antique silver mounted coconut cup on a pedestal foot with scalloped decoration. Large size and excellent condition.
Height 14 cms. Diameter 11.5 cms.
The silver is unmarked.
Colonial. Origin unknown.
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. 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.
No maker assigned
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