American coin silver mug or cup by Francis W. Cooper of New York City, c.1850.
This large, attractive cup has a die rolled foot, a straight sided body with trailing, bordered foliate engravings surrounding the inscription: Sarah Greenly Johnson. The C shaped square handle is in excellent condition.
Weighing 165 grams or 5.3 ozs. Troy, the cup is 3 3/8" tall, 2 7/8" in diameter and 4" across the handle.
Inscribed as described above, the soft, warm, original finish is present, with no buffing or machine polishing.
The excellent original condition and clear detail, with no removals, repairs or alterations, make this an especially attractive offering.
Item ID: r1986