Antique 20thc Russian Silver Plated & Eyes Of Tiger Lynx Head Gilded Stirrup Cup


Antique 20thc Russian Silver Plated & Eyes Of Tiger Lynx Head Gilded Stirrup Cup

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Antique 20thc Russian Silver Plated & Eyes Of Tiger Lynx Head Gilded Stirrup Cup:
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ANTIQUE 20thC RUSSIAN SILVER PLATED & EYES OF TIGER LYNX HEAD GILDED STIRRUP CUP Description

Antique 20th Century probably Russian silver plated Lynx-headed heavy stirrup cup, finely cast, realistically modelled and engraved as a Lynx's head. The piece is richly parcel gilt and the eyes are set with Eyes of Tiger stones. Stirrup cups were originally used for making toasts at hunts and areso called for the practise ofhaving one final drink " for the road " when one foot was already in the stirrup.The cup also stands upright when rested on the ears and nose. The piece is not marked but it probably dates to the early 20th Century, possibly Russian being very close to the similar silver models made by Nicholls & Plincke in St. Petersburg.

Condition

In Great Condition - no damage.

Sizes

Height: 7cm

Width: 7cm

Weight: 408g

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Antique 20thc Russian Silver Plated & Eyes Of Tiger Lynx Head Gilded Stirrup Cup:
$410

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