Pair of Sterling Silver-Gilt Wine Taster Cups, Richard Comyns
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Description: - A cased pair of George V sterling silver-gilt Wine Taster cups. The wine taster (otherwise known as Tasse de Vin) cups are of round form, with spot-hammered finish, and each with a single snakehead handle.
The wine tasters are stored in their original "Skinner & Co" case.
Assay: - .925 (Sterling Silver).
Date: - London, 1934.
Engraving: - N/A.
Maker: - Richard Comyns.
Measurement: - 3.3cm (height) x 11.7cm (length to include handle) x 8.5cm (bowl diameter).
Weight: - 297.3 grams.
Condition: - The wine tasters are in good condition. Light rubbing to the gilt wash, and minor surface scratches commensurate with age. They have no engravings or inscriptions. No splits, damage, dents, or repairs. The case displays only minor wear and some light staining to the inside. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item No: - 1960/01_clev0.
Customs and import taxes: - Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply.