George III two handled sterling silver cup by silversmith John Langlands I, Newcastle, 1769. Size: 5 inches ht. x 7.5 inches wide x 4 inches diameter; 10.43 troy ounces. John Langlands came from a noted family of plate makers. The cup has two opposing scroll handles, each of which bears the18th century owners' engraved, shaded block initials - M*M and M.W. The body of the cup is encircled with an applied girdle and is supported on a circular, raised dome foot. The cup is stamped with a full set of assayer's hallmarks and maker's mark on the underside of the foot and with maker's stamp only on each handle. Very good antique condition.