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Fox Head Pewter Stirrup Cup Ref: 4415-27

In the early 19th century, stirrup cups were originally used as a vessel to hold a drink offered to a man on horseback before a hunting departure and then engraved with mottos taken from the chase.

Nowadays, stirrup cups are still commonly connected with hunting, but also are used for decorative gifts on any occasion.

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Description

In the early 19th century, stirrup cups were originally used as a vessel to hold a drink offered to a man on horseback before a hunting departure and then engraved with mottos taken from the chase.

Nowadays, stirrup cups are still commonly connected with hunting, but also are used for decorative gifts on any occasion.

Pewter stirrup cups are traditional gifts to give to guests when one’s “feet are in the stirrups” on their departure. It is also tradition to drink port or sherry from them immediately prior to a fox hunt. This handsome fox head stirrup cup would make a wonderful gift for a guest, hunter, groomsman, or anyone who loves tradition.

Description

In the early 19th century, stirrup cups were originally used as a vessel to hold a drink offered to a man on horseback before a hunting departure and then engraved with mottos taken from the chase.

Nowadays, stirrup cups are still commonly connected with hunting, but also are used for decorative gifts on any occasion.