SOLD! for $1,088.00.
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Two (2) coin silver cups or mugs, marked for G.W. Stewart, Lexington, and W.M. Hinton. 1st item: Coin silver cup with floral wreath design enclosing an inscription, ROBERT SPOTSWOOD RUSSELL FROM HIS MOTHER, with reeded rim and foot ring, and angular handle. Incuse mark G. W. Stewart for George W. Stewart, working Lexington, 1843-1852. 3 1/2"H. Note: the recipient of this cup was likely Robert Spotswood Russell of Fayette Co., Kentucky (1818-1852), son of Thomas Allen Russell and Anne Mastin Allen, and grandson of the General Robert Spotswood Russell who established "Poplar Hill" on Russell Cave Pike in the 1790s. 2nd item: Coin silver cup with floral/scroll cartouche and engraved inscription SAB FROM PS, with molded rim, egg and dart banding at foot ring, and C scroll handle. Marked in rectangle for William M. Hinton, working Paris, KY 1844-1847 and 1854-1900 and Shelbyville, KY 1847-1854, along with pseudohallmarks and incuse mark for M.W. Galt & Bro., working Washington, DC 1847-1879. 3 1/2"H. Combined weight 9.85 oz troy. The Estate of Cora Jane Spiller, Bowling Green, Kentucky. Condition: Stewart cup has very rubbed mark; a couple of fairly deep dents, under 1/4" L, and some scratches, Hinton cup slightly out of round, especially on bottom, with some shallow denting to side.