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

ROBERT ROSKELL ALAN ROSKELL & JOHN MORTIMER HUNT (worked from 1882)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug

1886 London

Offered by AC Silver

£995 gbp
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This exceptional Victorian sterling silver christening mug has a circular tapering form.

The body of this antique silver christening mug is embellished panels of chased decoration which realistically depicts various woodland flowers and foliage, within a plain applied border.

The upper and lower rims of this antique mug are encircled with three plain bands of applied decoration.

This unusual antique mug is fitted with a plain C scroll handle with a plain collar surmounted with an unusual spherical thumbpiece to the upper portion.

The mug retains the original gilt interior.

This fine antique silver christening mug was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Robert Roskell, Alan Roskell and John Mortimer Hunt and bears the retailer's mark 'Hunt & Roskell Late Storr & Mortimer' to the underside.

Dimensions

Height to thumb piece 9cm/3.6"

Height to rim 8.5cm/3.3"

Length from back of handle to rim 8.9cm/3.5"

Diameter of top 5.8cm/2.25"

Diameter of base 6.9cm/2.7"

Weight

5 troy ounces/155g


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INSURANCE IN TRANSIT

Insurance cover is provided FREE OF CHARGE for items up to the value of £30,000.

All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
This antique mug is a very good gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The chased decoration is very sharp.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Robert Roskell, Alan Roskell & John Mortimer Hunt

Origin: London, England

Date: 1886
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A3026 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Weight 5.00oz t (155.50g)
Stock Code
A3026
Medium
An exceptional and unusual antique sterling silver christening mug; part of our silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear.
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