A Victorian silver gilt presentation cup, by Roskell. Roskell & Hunt, London 1887, also incuse stamp
Lot 205
A Victorian silver gilt presentation cup, by Roskell. Roskell & Hunt, London 1887, also incuse stamped Hunt & Roskell,
Sold for £2,280 (US$ 3,832) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Victorian silver gilt presentation cup,
by Robert Roskell, Allan Roskell & John Mortimer Hunt, London 1887, also incuse stamped Hunt & Roskell,
in the form of the 'Hurt Cup', cylindrical body with central frosted band, oval reserve with leaf border, crested, on a beaded knop stem, the whole on a spread circular foot with frosted decoration, engraved "The Gift of the Mercers Company to commemorate the Jubilee of Queen Victoria, 1887" , height 24.3cm, weight 18oz.

Footnotes

  • In 1887, to celebrate Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee each member of the Mercer's Company was presented with one of these cups.

    This is a copy of one of the original 'Bank of England' cups, which were given to the Mercer's Hall in 1694, by the Bank of England as part rent whilst using the Hall for their first five months of business.
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