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.