1790 Silver Mounted Coconut Cup inscribed "C. Moore to his daughter Fanny" RARE
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wonderful dated 1790
hand made carved coconut shell handled cup
with silver mounts in the Georgian style.
Possible made in Guatemala
and probably made for a Sea Captain
either American or British?
This is a Rare & Unique gift
from a Father to his Daughter.
This beautifully carved coconut has silver mounts
with engraved initials C.M. & date1790
on the base and "C. Moore to his daughter Fanny"
engraved on the silver rim.
Very good original condition,
Very minor surface crack on shell
opposite handle below name "Fanny".
Hard to see.
Silver in very good condition
Oxidation due to non handling.
Note: we don't polish
(Please see all photos for a
more detailed description)
Height 6 1/2"
Total width 5 1/2" includes handle
Width of cup alone 4"
Top rim width 3"
Bottom Rim width 3 3/4"
Total Weight approximately: 325 g.
id 80 loc. F