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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug; an addition to our christening gifts silverware collection. This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver christening mug has a plain tapering cylindrical form. The body of this mug is encircled with two fine and impressive broad bands of tooled decoration and an applied moulded border to the rim. The mug is fitted with an impressive plain faceted angular handle with an incurved shaped thumbpiece. This exceptional example of antique silverware retains the original gilt interior. Dimensions: Length from back of handle to rim 8.2cm/3.2". Diameter of rim 6cm/2.4". Diameter of base 6.2cm/2.4". Height 6.7cm/2.6". Weight: 3.1 troy ounces/97.7g. Maker: William Hunter. Origin: London, England. Date: 1851. Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.

Details

  • Creator
    William Hunter (Maker)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1851
  • Period
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Condition
  • Condition Details
    This antique christening mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. The tooled and applied decoration is all very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 2.6 in. x Dm 2.4 in.H 6.61 cm x Dm 6.1 cm
  • Diameter
    2.4 in. (6.1 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A5078
  • Reference Number
    LU1200215042262
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