Sterling silver mint julep cup which features a dog’s head on the side. Reeded rim and foot, tapering sides, 2-1/8” diameter at the bottom and 2-5/8” diameter at the top, and 3-1/16” tall. The dog emblem measures 11/16”. Weighs 3.7 oz (3.4 troy). Excellent vintage condition, not engraved. From silversmith Benjamin Trees, Lexington, Kentucky. Trees moved to Lexington in 1934 and was active until his death in 1965. The cup bears his hallmark, a tree, and is marked “STERLING” and “TREES” on the bottom.