George IV Sterling Silver Gilt Christening Cup, London, 1828
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Description: - A George IV sterling silver gilt christening cup, by Charles Reily & George Storer, London, 1828. The christening cup is of circular fluted form with gilt interior; profusely decorated with flowers and leaves around the perimeter, to the scrolling handle, and circular pedestal foot.
Date: - 1828.
Period: - 19th century.
Engraving: - None.
Maker: - Charles Reily & George Storer.
Measurement: - The christening cup measures 7.8cm (height to top of handle) x 11.8cm (length handle to rim) x 8.8cm (cup diameter).
Weight: - 152.4 grams / 4.90 troy ounces.
Condition: - The christening cup is in good antique condition. A couple of very light pin-prick dings commensurate with age. The gilt wash displays light wear. Decoration is crisp. The handle is strong. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item no: - 1645.