Description & Technical information

The form of this cup is taken from the ancient Greek vessels known as Kalyx's, which were wine cups used at symposiums, the Greek drinking parties. They are typically of wide bowl with two handles

Date:  1880
Period:  1850-1900, 19th century
Origin:  England, London
Medium: silver, silver-gilt
Signature: Maker's mark of Walter & John Barnard

Dimensions: 21 cm (8¹/₄ inches)
Categories: Silver