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A goblet with typical Elizabethan decoration on spreading foot, as usually found on communion cups, unmarked and prick-initialled {AI} above 1565.
Price: £5,250.00
4820z
An engraved beaker, Orleans between 1772-1774 by MF crowned (unascribed).
Price: £995.00
4790

An Old Sheffield Plate double beaker, circa 1800 engraved 'James Brown to WB' on the bases and 'Walter Brown, Lord Provost of Edinburgh 1827-1829'. This beaker is the only example of Sheffield Plate shown in Eric Delieb's 'Investing in Silver' (p.56).
Price: £850.00

                           Walter Brown, (1768? — 1849), served as Master of the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh 1820 — 1821

3080

A heavy cast and chased Christening mug by Barber and Whitwell, York 1815 inscribed 'Lady Birnie to her Goddaughter Margaret Birnie 1828'.
Price: £745.00

                          In all probability, this Margaret Birnie was born to George and Ann Birnie of Mains and Strathmartine, Angus, and christened on 15th April 1827. Lady Birnie was a distant relative, the wife of Sir Richard Birnie, originally from Banff. He it was who became Chief Magistrate at Bow Street and a favourite of King George IV

2317
A small brightcut mug on four ball feet, by Robert Hennell London 1874, engraved with the monogram {CH} below a foreign royal coronet and also the single initial {H}.
Price: £375.00
                                                             The {CH} monogram and coronet are for Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein (1831-1917) and his wife Princess Helena, daughter of Queen Victoria, (1846-1923). The {H} monogram may indicate possession by their daughter, Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1870-1948)
4827
An engraved child's mug with Greek key, bands and floral engraving by Charles Fox I, London 1811 monogrammed CRS, cased.
Price: £330.00
2367

A mug chased and engraved with bands of patterning on the body, Sheffield 1869 by Martin, Hall and Company, also stamped with a retailer's mark for Charles Nephew and Company of Calcutta.
Price: £325.00
                                       (For a mustard-pot with similar decoration by the same makers, see SN 7242)

3879
A barrel shaped christening mug London, 1826 by Thomas Jenkinson initialled JWW.
Price: £295.00
2979
A barrel-shaped christening mug engraved with flowers between the bands and an inscription; by Thomas Radcliffe (or Richards) London 1814 inscribed 'Gift of J. Alldridge Esq. to E. Stevenson, 10th Feby 1815 in the 5th Month of her Age'.
Price: £270.00
4863
A horn beaker with engraved plaque and silver rim, by Mary and Charles Reily London 1827. The plaque is engraved 'This Horn was presented to JOHN WEST by his friends for his manly conduct as a pedestrian in the year 1828'.
Price:                                                                                      'Pedestrianism' was the name given to 'competitive walking' in the 19th century and it was supported by extensive betting. The West family was prominent in the sport and there are many references to the feats of 'West, the great pedestrian' in the newspapers of the 1820s (details available).
4831
A goblet with gilt interior and brightcut border on square foot marked Evert, 13½, name in Cyrillic letters.
Price: £165.00
6413
A tot cup or measure (capacity 2 fluid ounces or 50 ml), Barnard Brothers London 1853, internal stock number 18 on the base.
Price: £145.00
                                                    
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