Object Description

A handsome antique sterling silver mug of baluster form with a shaped scroll handle. Excellent plain style. Good gauge silver. Uninscribed. Contains 260 ml. Weight 206 grams, 6.6 troy ounces. Height 9.7 cm. Diameter 6.8 cm (top). Spread 17 cm. London 1753. Maker John Bayley.

Biography – John Bayley, London silversmith, apprenticed to William Richards 1729, turned over to John Betts 1735, free 1743. Livery 1750. Mark entered as largeworker 1751.

An alternative identification is as son of Richard Bayley, apprenticed to James Smith 1732, and turned over to his father, freedom unrecorded.

Object Condition

This useful silver mug is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. With a full set of clear English silver hallmarks underneath. Good colour.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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