Silver Presentation Cup / Goblet

Silver Presentation Cup / Goblet, Richard Hodd, c.1880

250.00

Silver Presentation Cup/Goblet

Description

Description: This fine presentation cup has a goblet shaped form with a spreading pedestal foot.  The body of the cup is engraved with presentation detail.  The stem of the cup has decorative beading at three points including a collar at the base of the goblet.

The inscription reads “R.G. Dent, Winner of House & Division Sweepstakes, Eton 1881”.

Dimensions: Width 7.8cm/3″ widest point at rim. Width 6.5cm/2.5″ at base. Height 15.5cm/6.25″ top to base.

Weight: 6.46 Troy Oz/201.1g.

Maker: Richard Hodd & Son (Richard Hodd I & Richard Hodd II), 1827-28.  This business was established in 1849 at Hatton Garden as Goodfellow, Tilley & Hodd (1849-1854). Later the firm became Goodfellow & Hodd (until 1860), Richard Hodd (until 1862), Hodd & Linley (untiil 1872) and Richard Hodd & Son from 1872 to the present.

Price: 250.00 euro

SKU: 862/11

A further reference to R.G. Dent’s time at Eton (1877-1881) can be found in the The British National Archives, Kew, Richmond – ref: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx?cat=024-wddf&cid=-1#-1