A Rare George II Sterling Silver Plain Pint Baluste
A RARE GEORGE II STERLING SILVER PLAIN PINT BALUSTER MUG
England, 1743, Provenance: Private collection of the late Mr. Philip S. Baldwin of Florence, Italy.
An exemplary sterling silver mug/ tankard of plain design, and baluster form, featuring a scroll handle and flared base. Maker's mark R G T C (in script) Richard Gurney and Thomas Cook. Stamped G L A with centered cross and a dot in each quadrant, rampant lion, the letter ""h"" and leopard head. 14.2 t oz (442.5 grams).
Condition: Tiny pin dinks to lip and base. Overall superb condition.
5 x 6 x 4 inches (12.7 x 15.2 x 10.1 cm).