LILLE 1769 - 1771 Silver cup with handle,... - Lot 128 - Ader

Lot 128
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LILLE 1769 - 1771 Silver cup with handle,... - Lot 128 - Ader
LILLE 1769 - 1771
Silver cup with handle, tulip-shaped, standing on a pedestal, the scroll handle stamped. Engraved under the border with the initials C.T. and H.R.
Master silversmith : Adrien Joseph LE MESRE, received in 1749
Weight : 186 g - height : 10 cm at the handle

History :
This type of goblet was intended for young women giving birth to whom beer was given to encourage the rise of milk. According to Mrs Nicole CARTIER, in her book : Les orfèvres de Lille Tome 2, page 255 : " this cup is (...) made only in Lille. According to the inventories, each family has only one copy.
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