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18th Century  Portuguese Silver Cups

18th Century Portuguese Silver Cups

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Directory: Antiques: Decorative Art: Metals: Silver: Sterling: Pre 1800: Item # 1173651
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Elegantly graceful and in beautiful condition, this rare pair of classical sterling silver cups bear hallmarks that indicate that they were created by a Lisbon silversmith at the end of the Eighteenth Century. In crisp condition, the bright-cut engravings depict floral festoons encircling a frontal oval blank (never engraved!) topped by a basket of flowers. Approximately 3-1/4 inches at the widest point and 2-5/8 inches high, they weigh a bit over six ounces Troy.