Aurum Silver Parcel-Gilt 'YORK MINSTER' Goblet Hector Miller 1972
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Description: - An Elizabeth II Parcel-Gilt Silver Goblet, by Hector Miller for Aurum, London, 1972. This goblet is number 32 from a limited edition of 500. The goblet is of tapering cylindrical form, the upper body having a plain hammered finish, and the lower body is chased with figures representing the crafts required for the restoration of York Minster.
The goblet is engraved to the base:
'NUMBER 32 OF A LIMITED EDITION OF 500 MADE BY ORDER OF THE DEAN AND CHAPTER OF YORK TO COMMEMORATE THE 500TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE COMPLETION OF THE GOTHIC MINSTER AND THE END OF THE FIVE YEARS OF WORK OF RESTORATION IN 1972'.
Box, Leaflet and Certificate included.
The booklet certificate is signed by Alan Richardson, Dean of York.
Assay: - .925 Sterling Silver.
Date: - 1972.
Period: - Late 20th Century.
Maker: - Hector Miller.
Measurement: - The goblet measures 16.2cm height x 7.05cm diameter.
Weight: - 486.6 grams / 15.64 troy ounces.
Condition: - The silver parcel-gilt goblet is in good condition. Minor surface scratches commensurate with age. Light rubbing in places to the parcel-gilt finish. The box displays minor surface marks. Please see photographs for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1584.