GEORGIAN GOBLET

COCONUT CUP

c.1785

BRITISH

$175.00

Height 6-1/2 inches.

The Coconut cup is mounted with a silver rim with tooled band.

Turned lignum vitae stem and foot.

 

Silver unmarked

 

At this time, the late 18th century, coconuts were still considered a novelty. Brought home by travellers they were turned into useful items.

 

Vertical crack in the coconut cup.

BACK: PORCELAIN : POTTERY : SILVER