Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Victorian (1881)

GBP 1,095.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug; an addition to our silver christening collection.

This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver christening mug has a tapering cylindrical form.

The body of the antique silver christening mug is ornamented with fine and impressive bright cut engraved bands of interlacing bands, incorporating simplified quatrefoil designs and accented with simplified scalloped borders.

The body is further embellished with two bands of embossed bead decoration, with applied bead decoration to the upper and lower rims.

The antique silver christening mug is fitted with a plain C shaped handle.

This exceptional mug was crafted by the London silversmiths Thomas Bradbury III & John S Henderson of Thomas Bradbury & Sons.

Dimensions
Length from back of handle to rim 10.2cm/4″
Width 7.8cm/3.1″
Height 9.6cm/3.8″

Weight
5.8 troy ounces/179g

Object History

Maker: Thomas Bradbury & Sons
Date: 1881
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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£30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.

Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with
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Object Condition

This antique silver christening mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The mug has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The applied and embossed decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.

Object Details

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Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Jesmond
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
Tyne and Wear
UK
NE2 2SU

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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