Sterling Silver Mug by Edward, John & William Barnard - Antique Victorian
REF: A3964 / LA374413
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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver mug, made by Edward, John & William Barnard; an addition to our silver christening gifts collection This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver mug has a circular baluster shaped form. The body of the mug is embellished with an exceptional and unusual bright cut engraved scene depicting figures shearing sheep to one side and gathering crops with scythes to the other. The decoration to the mug incorporates a large shaped cartouche in the form of a tree bordered clearing. The upper flared rim of this fine sterling silver mug is encircled with an applied moulded border. The mug is fitted with an impressive opposing scroll handle with impressive leaf decorated handpiece, incorporated into a scrolling thumbpiece, in addition to the upper and lower sockets. This exceptional antique mug is supported by an impressive applied base incorporating four embossed scrolling leaf feet accented with leaf textures. The interior of the mug retains the original gilding. This impressive mug was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Edward, John & William Barnard. Dimensions Length from back of handle to rim 10.4cm/4.1" Diameter of rim 7.4cm/2.9" Diameter of body 6.5cm/2.6" Height to top of thumbpiece 10.2cm/4" Weight 4.9 troy ounces/152g Maker: Edward, John & William Barnard Date: 1848 Origin: London, England
AC Silver has clarified that the Sterling Silver Mug by Edward, John & William Barnard - Antique Victorian (LA374413) is genuinely of the period declared with the date/period of manufacture being 1848
This antique sterling silver mug is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent condition. The original gilding has natural wear in keeping with age. The embossed decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the mug are all very clear.
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This Sterling Silver Mug by Edward, John & William Barnard - Antique Victorian is located in Newcastle, UK
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