ANTIQUE 19thC PAIR OF GEORGIAN SOLID SILVER LARGE GOBLETS OF SCOTTISH INTEREST, RICHARD COOK c.1801
YEAR OF MANUFACTURE: 1801
ORIGIN: London, England
MAKER: Richard Cook
WEIGHT: 25.24 troy ounces (27.69 ounces or 785.00 grams)
ENGRAVINGS: "To Sir John MacGregor Murray Bart. from his faithful and much obliged friend Lord MacDonald, 1 July 1801"
STOCK CODE: A3998
Antique early-19th Century rare pair of George III Solid Silver goblets, each raised on a circular foot, applied with cast bands depicting stylized foliage, each piece bearing the original Scottish-related inscription: "To Sir John MacGregor Murray Bart. from his faithful and much obliged friend Lord MacDonald, 1 July 1801". John MacGregor Murray is an influential figure of the MacGregor gentry (part of a dynasty of Scottish bagpipers) and served as a general in the army of the Honourable East India Company. The Lord MacDonald in question is Alexander Wentworth MacDonald, president of the Highland Society in 1802 (please see J. Graham Gibson, "Old and New World Highland Bagpiping", 2002, pp. 29-32.
Each goblet is Hallmarked English Silver (925 sterling standard), London, year 1801 (F), Maker's mark R.C (Richard Cook).
In Great condition - No damage, just general wear.
Height (each): 16cm
Width (each): 10.3cm
Total Silver Weight: 785g
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