Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug

GOLDSMITHS & SILVERSMITHS CO (GIBSON & LANGMAN) (worked from c.1885)

Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug

1897 London

Offered by AC Silver

£995 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver christening mug has a circular rounded shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.

The lower portion of the mug is embellished with chased batwing ornamentation below a convex girdle accented with chased scrolling leaf decoration.

The upper portion has an impressive band of chased floral motifs and scrolling leaf bordered cherub masks, further accented with spreading leaves all on a textured backgorund.

The decoration to the upper portion incorporates a scrolling leaf bordered vacant cartouche.

This boxed silver christening mug is fitted with a fine and impressive opposing scroll handle ornamented with a leaf decorated thumbpiece.

The circular spreading foot is embellished with an egg decorated border to the outer edge.

This impressive antique christening mug was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths William Gibson & John Lawrence Langman of Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co and bears the retailer’s mark 'Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company, 112 Regent St' to the underside.

This mug is fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.

The interior of the box bears the retailer’s mark 'Manufacturing Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company. 112.Regent St London'.

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to rim 11.5cm/0.6"
Diameter of rim 8.6cm/3.4"
Diameter of base 6cm/2.4"
Height 8.6cm/3.4"

Weight

5.2 troy ounces/162g

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This antique boxed silver christening mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.
The piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.
The box is in excellent presentation condition.
The chased decoration is very sharp.
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
Maker: Goldsmiths and Silversmiths Co (Gibson & Lawrence)
Date: 1897
Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A8577 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 8.60 cm (3.39 inches)
Weight 5.20oz t (161.72g)
Stock Code
A8577
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver Christening mug, made by Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Co; an addition to our silver christening gifts collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear; the hallmarks are deeply struck due to the exceptional gauge of silver.
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