Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug
Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug

THOMAS HOWELL (worked from 1794)

Antique George III Sterling Silver 'Barrel' Quart Mug

1794 London

Offered by AC Silver

£1,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique George III sterling silver quart* mug has been realistically modelled in the form of a barrel.

The body of this impressive large barrel beer mug is embellished with three broad bands of tooled decoration replicating the details of the bilge and quarter hoops.

The mug is fitted with a large plain faceted opposing scroll handle accented with a leaf design to the upper plateau.

The underside of the mug bears the engraved name/inscription 'W. Walker'.

This large antique mug has a fine colour and patination**.

* Imperial quart = 2 pints/1.14 litres

** Patination or Patina is a subtle colouration or tarnish which forms on the surface of some metals, produced by oxidation or other chemical processes. A good patina proffers an aesthetically pleasing look.

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to rim 15.5cm/6.1"

Diameter of rim 9.2cm/3.6"

Diameter of body 10cm/3.9"

Height 14.7cm/5.8"

Weight

18.9 troy ounces/588g


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This antique barrel beer mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The tooled decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Georgian silverware.
Maker: Thomas Howell

Origin: London, England

Date: 1794
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4692 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A4692
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique George III English sterling silver quart mug in the form of a barrel; an addition to our Georgian silverware collection
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Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear; the hallmarks are struck deeply due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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