A coconut shell cup mounted in a hand made copper rim and foot. It would date from the 2nd half of the 19th Century.
This is a continuation of an early tradition dating back to at least the 16th Century of mounting exotic specimen materials such as coconuts and
110mm\4.25inches tall, and 113mm\4.33inches in diameter. The diameter of the foot is 6.74mm\2.65"
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