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The Inchcape Cup and Cover

Chased with acanthus leaves. Cover chased with acanthus leaves and surmounted by gilt angel. Double entwined snake handles with scroll and bead border.

 Scratch marks under base:

112/230  1/21/7  SBW/-/-

 Presented 1932 by the Rt. Hon. the (second) Earl of Inchcape in memory of the Rt. Hon. the (first) Earl of  Inchcape, GCSI, GCMG, KCIE, Master 1924-1925.

 At Company dinners in Ironmongers' Hall, this cup is  usually placed in the upper alcove behind the Prime Warden and to his right.

Silver two handled cup and cover  Weight: 14 ozs.     Height:  19.3/4 ins.   Made by Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London, 1776.

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