George III Silver Mug


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Object Description

A straight sided antique sterling silver mug of plain design with a simple scroll handle. Uninscribed. Hand hammered finish. Contains 500 ml. Weight 359 grams, 11.5 troy ounces. Height 13.5cm. Spread 12.8cm. Diameter 8.5cm. London 1783. Maker John King.

Biography – John King, apprenticed to Henry Brind 1750, turned over to William Shaw 1751, free 1757. First mark entered as plateworker 1775. 2nd mark 1775. 3rd mark 1779. 5th mark 1785. 6th mark 1789. His son Joseph was apprenticed to him 1780.

Object Condition

This lovely drinking mug is in good condition with faults. Stamped under the base with a full set of English silver hallmarks. Bright finish. There is a dent at the top of the handle, a mark inside where the bottom of the handle has pushed through a little, a repair inside the top of the handle.
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.

Object Details

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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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