Irish Edwardian Era Silver Mether or Drinking Vessel
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A very unusual Edwardian good quality Irish silver mether, commonly used as a drinking vessel, standing on four curved stepped handles with a plain shaped body and a square crimped lip. This piece would also be suitable as a very stylish vase or a desk tidy. In very good original condition.
Maker: John Smyth, Dublin, Ireland.
Berkshire, United Kingdom
Piers began his career with the good fortune of obtaining a 6 year apprenticeship with the London and New York company of silver dealers, S J Shrubsole. At the same time, he studied at the Sir John Cass School of Art and in 1979, received a City & Guild London Institute Diploma in Silversmith work...