Antique English Thomas White British Womens Temperance Cup ~ 1914
Antique art nouveau presentation cup. Made in Sheffield, England by Thomas White in 1914 as a presentation gift to a member of the British Womens Temperance Association (BWTA) . This was presented as a gift in gratitude of her service and even though it is a Temperance organization the British version diversified to explicitly work for suffrage and on other social and political issues. Kilsyth is located in Stirlingshire, Scotland.
Inscribed: Presented to Mrs Charteris by the committee of the BWTA (Y branch) Kilsyth. In
recognition of her service 27-4-14
Marked underneath: EPN n TW squirrel Triangle in cartouche 5709 556265
This would make a great addition to any art nouveau, silverplate or British suffragette collection. This would make a great early holiday gift.
Cup measures 4" tall by 6.75" wide and weighs 1lb 10oz.
In good condition with signs of use commensurate with age, with some loss of plating on the inside(please see all pictures as they form part of the condition description).
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