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Antique American Sterling Silver Christening Mug

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A fine and interesting antique American sterling silver christening mug; an addition to our christening silverware collection. This fine antique American silver christening mug, in sterling standard, has a plain circular rounded form to a collet style foot. The surface of this fine example of antique silverware is embellished with the contemporary engraved initials 'R.S. to M.W'. The collet foot and subtly flared rim of the mug are encircled with an applied gadroon style border. The silver mug is fitted with an S scroll handle with a plain thumbpiece. The hallmarks to the underside of this impressive mug include: Maker's mark: J.Curry (John Curry, active between c1825-1850) City mark: Phila. (Philadelphia, PA) This antique mug is an uncommon piece of silver due to the rarity of production. Condition This antique American silver christening mug is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the mug are all very clear. Dimensions Length from tip of thumbpiece to rim 11.3cm/4.4" Diameter of rim 8cm/3.1" Diameter of base 5.7cm/2.2" Height to top of handle 8.5cm/3.3" Weight 3.9 troy ounces/121g Maker: John Curry Date: Circa 1830 Origin: Philadelphia, USA 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.  

Details

  • Creator
    John Curry (Maker)
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1830
  • Condition Details
    This antique christening silver mug is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the mug are all very clear.
  • Dimensions
    H 3.3 in. x Dm 2.2 in.H 8.39 cm x Dm 5.59 cm
  • Diameter
    2.2 in. (5.59 cm)
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    A3358
  • Reference Number
    LU1200215797732
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Associations: LAPADA - The Association of Arts & Antiques Dealers, International Confederation of Art and Antique Dealers' Associations
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Located in Jesmond, GB
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