This Victorian silver stirrup cup will be offered at Charterhouse Auctions in Sherborne, Dorset on August 23-24.
Measuring6½in (16.5cm) and weighing 10.7oz, the cup is modelled
in the form of a hound's head and would have been traditionally
used for drinking port or sherry at hunt meets.
It bears assay marks
for London 1876 and was designed by Victorian silversmith Robert
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