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1920s Antique Britannia Standard Silver Christening Mug

$1,242.81

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A fine and impressive antique George V English Britannia standard silver christening mug; part of our silver christening gifts collection This exceptional antique George V Britannia* silver christening mug has a cylindrical tapering form with a flared rim. The surface of the mug is plain and unembellished, apart from the feature hallmarks. This antique silver christening mug is fitted with an impressive sterling silver S scroll handle with a Trefid shaped lower terminal. Britannia Silver The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of Fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of Fine silver). Condition This antique Britannia silver christening mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver. Dimensions Length from back of handle to rim 10.5cm/4.1" Diameter of rim 7.3cm/2.9" Height 6.7cm/2.6" Weight 4.7 troy ounces/147g Maker: Thomas Bradbury & Sons Ltd Date: 1927 Origin: Sheffield, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

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