Stirrup cup dated 1882 sold at Hansons for £10,100.

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This example unearthed at a house near Lichfield, carries the marks of London silversmith James Barclay Hennell and the date 1882.

Estimated to bring £3000-5000 at Hansons (17.5% buyer’s premium) of Etwall, Derbyshire, on June 30, it more than doubled hopes to sell at £10,100.