Lot 1551

GEORGE II IRISH SILVER-GILT TWO-HANDLE CUP & COVER

Estimate: $5,000 - $9,000

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$50,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000

George II Irish silver-gilt two-handled cup and cover, John Lloyd, Dublin, c.1770, with Hibernia mark, later chased with eagles, fruit and flowers, vacant cartouche, later chasing over an inscription which remains faintly visible, approx 12 3/8"h, 54.96ozt **Provenance: Christie's New York, 22 August 2018, Christie's Interiors, auction 16149, lot 180**

Condition

9.8.23-In my opinion regarding LOT: 1551-there is evidence of an old inscription below the later chasing, which is still faintly visible, I have taken images for your review, I note some minor denting, slight surface wear and a small split underside edge of lid/cover, rubbed gilt at high points, the gilding possibly later as well, see images
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