Description & Technical information

The cup of vase-shape and on spreading foot with a gadrooned border. The lower body part-fluted and applied on each side with an oval cartouche with ribbon-tied husk border, one engraved with a presentation inscription, the other with a coat-of-arms. The cup with two reeded angular handles, with detachable part-fluted cover, marked on the foot and rim of the cover.
The inscription reads 'A token of friendship and gratitude from Governor Dalzel to Captain John Tobin, 1799' .
Weight: 79 oz, 2,456 g

Date:  1799
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  England, London
Medium: silver-gilt
Signature: Maker`s mark of Robert Sharp The arms are those of Tobin, for Captain John Tobin (1763-1851).

Dimensions: 40.2 cm (15⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Silver