George II Antique Silver Mug

GBP 950.00

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Object Description

A handsome antique silver tankard of good size and weight. Of plain form with baluster form and acanthus leaf mounted handle. Nice colour.

Contains 500 ml.
Weight 333 grams, 10.7 troy ounces.
Height 12.5cm. Spread 12.1cm. Diameter 8.3cm (top), 8.6cm (base).
London 1751.
Maker probably Thomas Mason.
Sterling silver.

Marks. Stamped underneath with a full set of English silver hallmarks. Maker’s mark badly struck.

Object Literature

The term “mug” is traditionally used for a single-handed, lidless drinking vessel. They are nearly all of either pint or half pint capacity. Antique silver mugs are very rarely found as early as tankards, the earliest seeming to date from about 1680

Object Condition

In very good condition.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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