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Sampson Mordan & Co Antique Carved Horn & Silver Aesthetic Movement Cup / Tumbler (2980)

Regular price £225.00 GBP
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Description

A fine Victorian period carved horn (bovine) and silver beaker by Sampson Mordan & Co.  It is beautifully carved with flowers and a variety of birds.  It has a silver rim with griffin head crest.  The base features a glass disk which is an interesting and unusual feature.  The makers mark is clear but the hallmark is partially rubbed, (we have another with a complete mark so we can confirm it was hallmarked in London and dated 1882).

The style takes influence from the Aesthetic and the design works very nicely with the natural material.  The silver mount was made to fit the item so undulates a little adding extra charm.  

We have been unable to find reference to any other examples like this aside the ones we have suggesting they are particularly rare.

 

Condition

Horn in good order with very minor wear.  Silver mount undulates with the fitting and has minor indents.  Hallmarks partially struck/rubbed.


Measurements (Approx)

Height:  8.7 cm  ( 3 3/8 inch ) 

Width:  5.7 cm  ( 2 1/4 inch) across rim

Weight: 80 grams (before packing)


Stock Code:  2980  AP22-2

 

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