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Kentucky Coin Silver Presentation Chalice or Goblet, bell shaped bowl with molded rim and engraved floral cartouche, enclosing an inscription: "Presented to Rev. J. J. Bullock by his Affectionate Pupils Dec. 25, 1850," raised on a short stem with round foot. Marked on exterior of foot in 3 rectangles: Garner & Winchester / 10 OZ 15 / Lex. Ky (Eli Garner and Daniel Frank Winchester, working Lexington 1842-1862 . 6 1/4"H, 7.49 oz troy. (Note: 10 oz 15 was a 19th century mark sometimes used to indicate coin silver. Ref. Marquis Boultinghouse, Silversmiths of Kentucky, 1785-1900, p. 130-132, mark illustrated p. 301, fig. 60B). History: Presbyterian Minister J.J. Bullock was the headmaster of the Walnut Female School, which operated from 1848-1858 outside Lexington. He later served as chaplain of the United States Senate. Provenance – Lexington, Kentucky area collection. Condition: A couple of very small minor dents to back side, overall excellent condition. CONDITION: A couple of very small minor dents to back side, overall excellent condition.