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1809 Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver christening mug; an addition to AC Silver's christening gifts silverware collection. This exceptional antique Georgian 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 tooled, moulded border to the rim. The lower portion of the mug is further ornamented with an exceptional applied band embellished with a weave stitch design; this additional feature makes this piece more desirable and indicates the high quality. The mug is fitted with a 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 15.3cm/6" Width 7.2cm/2.8" Height 8.9cm/3.5" Weight 7.4 troy ounces/230g Maker: Daniel Pontifex Date: 1809 Origin: London, England SKU: A8749 Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

Details

  • Creator
    Daniel Pontifex (Maker)
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1809
  • Condition Details
    This Georgian 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 all very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.51 in. x Dm 2.84 in.H 8.9 cm x Dm 7.2 cm
  • Diameter
    2.84 in. (7.2 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A8749
  • Reference Number
    LU120029060683
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