This antique, Georgian coconut cup was crafted at a time when coconuts would have been quite a novelty to England, and most-likely brought over by a sailor. The silver mounted decoration would have been done in London by Harper, who converting it into a drinking vessel.
Thomas Harper II (London, England, registered 1806)
Hallmarked: T. H.
George III (1760-1820) | Early 19th century
Early 19th century
Width 4.5 Depth 4.5 Height 6 inches
Note: dent (lip).