Silversmiths: Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp
H: 31 cm; W: 29 cm
Gift of David Berg, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, In memory of his mother Ida Berg
Accession number: B90.0491
A George III silver two-handled cup and cover by Daniel Smith and Robert Sharp, London 1782, engraved with the armorials of Shelleton. Large cups and covers were always considered to be important pieces of plate, and were commonly used in presentations and as racing trophies.
The Eighteenth Century English Dining Room, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir