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 Hennell.

Estimate £2000-4000.

Contact: 01935 812 277.