Pear Shaped Charles II Caudle Cup and Cover

Pear Shaped Charles II Caudle Cup and Cover
Pear Shaped Charles II Caudle Cup and Cover Pear Shaped Charles II Caudle Cup and Cover Pear Shaped Charles II Caudle Cup and Cover
Offered by: Mayflower Antiques

Description

Pear Shaped Charles II Silver Caudle Cup and Cover

A very rare Charles II Silver Caudle Cup with cover of ‘pear shaped’ form and ‘reel shaped’ handle; fully hallmarked on the cup and cover for London 1663; the maker’s mark is GS with a crozier in between and is attributed to Gilbert Shepherd – see Jacksons page 123.

The Silver piece is approximately. 6 inches tall, and 4 ¼ inches in diameter across the Silver top, and 6 ¼ inches across the handles; it weighs 12 ozs approx. On the top of the handle there are scratched initials MB over AP along with date 1696 indicating that it was given as a marriage gift at that time.

Date

1663

Price

£18,000.00

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