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Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug

Ref: W8099 / LA51257

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Description

This fine antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug has a tapering cylindrical form onto a seamless circular collet foot.

The body of this piece of antique silverware is embellished with impressive bright cut engraved scrolling leaf designs accented with floral garlands and sprays.

The decoration to the mug incorporates a central shaped scroll and leaf bordered cartouche displaying the fine and impressive contemporary engraved initials ‘RWG’ above the date ‘1890’.

The sterling silver Christening mug is fitted with a plain rounded C shaped handle.

This impressive example of Victorian silverware retains the original gilded interior.

This mug is fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.

The interior of the box bears the retailer’s mark ‘Hall & Co, Silversmiths, Manchester’ and the underside of the mug displays ‘Hall & Co, Kings St, Manchr’.

Maker: Atkin Brothers
Date: 1889
Origin: Sheffield, England

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Measurements

Diameter of rim 6.4cm/2.5"
Diameter of base 7cm/2.8"
Length from back of handle to rim 9.5cm/3.7"
Height to top of handle 9.9cm/3.9"
Weight:- 4.9 troy ounces/152g

Declaration

AC Silver has clarified that the sterling silver Christening mug (W8099 / LA51257) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1889.

Condition

This antique christening mug is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition. The box is also in excellent presentation condition. The bright cut engraved decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.

Delivery

FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. Purchases will be sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, Royal Mail Parcel Force, Royal Mail International Signed For, or FedEx. Other delivery providers may be used in extenuating circumstances. Delivery Time UK: Approx. 2-3 working days. Worldwide: Approx. 5-7 working days.

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