A plain antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a shaped scroll handle with acanthus mount. Excellent quality. Good gauge silver and patina.
Contains 450 ml.
Weight 327 grams, 10.5 troy ounces.
Height 12cm. Spread 12.2cm. Diameter 7.9cm.
Maker Robert Albin Cox.
Marks. Stamped underneath with a full set of English silver hallmarks.
ROBERT ALBIN COX
Robert Albin Cox, apprenticed to Humphrey Payne 1745, turned over to John Payne 1750, free 1752. First mark, as largeworker, 1752. Second mark 1758. Third mark 1759. Elected to the livery 1791, prime warden 1880. Died 1826. Arthur Grimwade notes that due to Cox’s apparent longevity it’s likely he had a son with the same name.