Sold for £4,600
A William & Mary Norwich silver beaker, of flaring cylindrical form with reeded foot, 3.1oz, maker James Daniel, Norwich 1696, h.9.1cm, dia.6.6cm
Note: Norwich had a guild of silversmiths from at least 1285, and an assay office between 1423 and 1701 when it was closed down. Norwich silver rarely comes to auction and is most often seen in museum collections. This beaker was examined by The Antique Plate Committee of The Goldsmiths' Company, case no 9019 and in their opinion this article is hallmarked in accordance with the Hallmarking Act 1973.
Some traces of stipple decoration to outside of rim.
No evidence of splits of repairs.
Several minor dents to body.
Modest age/handling wear.
Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.
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