An unusual George III coin goblet, circa 1762-70
Lot 6
An unusual George III coin goblet, circa 1762-70
Sold for £1,187 (US$ 1,994) inc. premium
Lot Details
An unusual George III coin goblet, circa 1762-70
With a plain bell bowl on a hollow knop between annular collars, the knop applied with four raspberry prunts and containing a silver 3d of 1762, on two small knops above a teared baluster, on a wide conical foot, 17.5cm high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Peter Meyer Collection
    With W G T Burne, 14 October 1978

    The difficulty in dating coin glasses can be shown by a very similar glass to the present lot sold at Sotheby's, 15 November 1994. This contained a coin of 1706. The coin within the present lot appears much closer in date to its manufacture
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