Lot 26 , A late 18th century carved treen stirrup cup, modelled as a boars head with inset tusks, 4.5in.
A late 18th century carved treen stirrup cup, modelled as a boar's head with inset tusks, 4.5in.
There is a chip loss to the collar and another area of the collar has been broken and reglued with two splits each side of the area, there is some later inscriptions in yellow chalk? to the interior, the ears appear to be good, there is a hole possibly where it was mounted on a hook or something underneath its throat and the two tusks which are natural tusks - one has a chip loss to the end of it otherwise in reasonable condition with a reasonable patination.
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Sold for £1,100