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The surface of the mug is plain and embellished with an applied girdle to the upper portion.
The rim and base of this impressive Queen Anne silver mug are encircled with bands of applied moulded decoration.
This 18th century mug is fitted with an impressive S scroll handle ornamented with impressive applied bead decoration in addition to the contemporary engraved initials 'CID' to the thumbpiece.
The lower socket of the handle is embellished with an impressive applied cut card leaf ornamentation.
* Britannia Silver - The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of fine silver).
Lenth from back of handle to tip of lip 13.7cm/5.4"
Diameter of rim 8.6cm/3.4"
Diameter of base 9.7cm/3.8"
Height to top of handle 11cm/4.3"
9.5 troy ounces/295g
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There are some minor indentations to the handle in keeping with age and use.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all clear, in keeping with age and location.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this 18th century mug.
Origin: London, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear