The Routh Cups
Pair of George III Silver Covered Cups, Joseph Hardy, London, 1806
with entwined serpent handles and Routh crest finials, in their fitted oak cases
height 16.5" — 42 cm.
196.3 oz. — 6106 grams
Presented by subscription to the memory of Richard Routh (1749-1801), Chief Justice of Newfoundland (1798-1801), whose life was lost at sea with all aboard H.M. Sloop of War “The Fly”
John Routh (1777-1853) of Halifax, Nova Scotia;
by descent to the present owners