Barnard, Edward and James, Antique Sterling Cup, London, 1865/66
This stunning small cup is beautifully designed and decorated and retains its rich gold gilding to the interior. Finely hand-chased classical ornamentation decorates the cup including beaded swags hanging from leaves and ribbons along with sprays of flowers. The beautiful handle is cast with a lovely scroll at the top and leaves. The wonderfully engraved monogram on the front is 'MEN.'
This great cup is fully hallmarked on the side within the top area of engraved decoration. It measures 3.5 inches across the handle by 4.5 inches high to the top of the handle, weighs 4.45 troy ounces and is in excellent condition.