19th Century Horn Cup with Silver Mounts
Horn cup with silver mounts and a clear glass base. Mounted with a hand engraved silver shield to the front. The engraving has worn with Abyssinia, to Beilby, Magdalla, 13th April 1868 being faintly legible. It is believed that this cup relates to the British Expedition to Abyssinia (Ethiopia) which has been referred to as one of the most expensive affairs of honour in history. The item “19th Century Horn Cup with Silver Mounts” is in sale since Thursday, March 7, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Other Decorative Arts”. The seller is “theantiqueguild” and is located in Brisbane. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Era: 1800s
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Originating Region: Africa