18th Century Brass Loving Cup - Arms of the Westons of Sutton Place

18th Century Brass Loving Cup - Arms of the Westons of Sutton Place
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18th Century Brass Loving Cup - Arms of the Westons of Sutton Place

England c. 1730 to 1740
Early 18th Century English Brass Loving Cup

The twin handled loving cup engraved with the Arms of the Westons of Sutton Place, Surrey. The Cup was originally silver plated, now cleaned, with traces of original silvering.
Medium Brass
£4,950.00

Signed

Armorial engraving of the Weston family

Literature

Twin handled drinking vessels or 'loving cups' are less common in the 18th century in plated brass than in solid silver. This Cup was made for an eminent titled English family the Westons of Sutton Place, Surrey - a magnificent Elizabethan mansion, later the property of American multi millionaire John Paul Getty Esq, who purchased the mansion from the Weston family.

Provenance

The Weston Family, Sutton Place, Surrey
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