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EARLY GEORGE II SILVER TOT CUP

George Greenhill Jones, London, 1731

 

 

The small silver tot cup with flaring folded rim and cast spreading foot
the side with contemporary scratched initials W.C;

marked beneath the foot with date letter Q, leopard's head, lion passant,

and GI beneath a crown and rosette (Grimwade #834)

 

 

"Tot cups" are small drinking vessels, sometimes with a single handle, or handleless, in beaker form.

They are usually footed and dram size (about two inches).

Tot cups are said to be predecessors of the later Georgian "stirrup cups" -

so popular in both silver and ceramic from the mid-18th century forward.

Tot cups, like stirrup cups, were likely handed to riders before or after a hunt,

and meant to be drunk without putting the vessel down.

 

Condition : Excellent, normal wear, and without repairs or splitting; good marks

 

2-3/8" High / 2.2 oz.

 

Price : Please Inquire

 

#7407 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James II Silver Tumbler Cup (Left)

York, c1679-81
the verso engraved 'Samuel Trotter' above 'L..coln', (Lincoln),

above the town mark and further intials * J (or I) * over * I * P *

2.4 oz. / 3" Diameter x 2" High

 

Early George II Silver Tot Cup (Right)

George Greenhill Jones, 1731, London 

The side with contemporary scratched initials W.C

2-3/8" High / 2.2 oz.

 

 

 


 
 

 

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Early George II Silver Tot Cup, George Greenhill Jones, 1731, London 

 

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