Pair of Aurum Silver Gilt 'Ripon Diocese Foundation' Goblets - Hector Miller
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Description: - A pair of Parcel-Gilt Sterling Silver Goblets, by Hector Miller for Aurum, London, 1985. The goblets are numbered 246, and 247, from a limited edition of 500. The goblets are each crafted with a trumpet shaped bowl above a pierced gilded gallery depicting various Saints, Martyrs and Archbishops, specific to Ripon, on a swept foot with rose detail.
The first goblet is engraved to the base:
'NUMBER 246 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 MADE BY ORDER OF THE LORD BISHOP OF RIPON TO COMMEMORATE THE FOUNDATION OF THE DIOCESE IN 1836.', & 'AURUM'.
The second goblet is engraved to the base:
'NUMBER 247 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 MADE BY ORDER OF THE LORD BISHOP OF RIPON TO COMMEMORATE THE FOUNDATION OF THE DIOCESE IN 1836.', & 'AURUM'.
Assay: - .925 Sterling Silver.
Period: - Late 20th Century.
Date: - 1985.
Maker: - Hector Miller.
Measurement: - Goblet #246: 16.7cm (height) x 7.6cm (diameter).
Goblet #247: 16.8cm (height) x 7.6cm (diameter).
The goblets can hold approximately 130ml - to the brim.
Weight: - Goblet #246: 395.9 grams.
Goblet #247: 401.6 grams.
Condition: - The silver parcel-gilt goblets are in good condition. Minor surface scratches, marks, and tarnishing commensurate with age. Light rubbing in places to the parcel-gilt finish. Please see photographs for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 2077_snewt1.
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