Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug
Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug

DAVID CRAWFORD (worked from c.1770)

Antique George III Newcastle Sterling Silver Half Pint /Christening Mug

1774 Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Offered by AC Silver

£775 gbp
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This fine antique George III Newcastle sterling silver half pint/christening mug has a plain baluster shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.

The surface of this Georgian silver mug is embellished with the contemporary engraved initials ‘IDB’.

The foot and flared upper rim of the body are encircled with bands of tooled decoration.

The mug is fitted with an impressive opposing scroll handle incorporating a plain thumbpiece.

The handle is ornamented to the upper portion with the contemporary engraved initials ‘BID’ surrounding a simplified quatrefoil motif.

This impressive Georgian silver mug, crafted by the Newcastle silversmith David Crawford, is uncommon and a desirable size.

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to rim 10.4cm/4.1"

Diameter of rim 6.7cm/2.6"

Diameter of foot 7.2cm/2.8"

Height 10cm/3.9"

Weight

6.4 troy ounces/199g


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This antique half pint/christening mug is an excellent gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent condition.

There are some minor surface blemishes to the mug, as to be expected, in keeping with age.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.
Maker: David Crawford

Origin: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Date: 1774
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A1070 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 6.40oz t (199.04g)
Stock Code
A1070
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Georgian Newcastle sterling silver half pint/christening mug; an addition to our range of diverse Newcastle silverware
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the base are all very clear.
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