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

ATKIN BROTHERS (worked 1853-1958)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Christening Mug

1889 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£545 gbp
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This fine antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug has a tapering cylindrical form onto a seamless circular collet foot.

The body of this piece of antique silverware is embellished with impressive bright cut engraved scrolling leaf designs accented with floral garlands and sprays.

The decoration to the mug incorporates a central shaped scroll and leaf bordered cartouche displaying the fine and impressive contemporary engraved initials ‘RWG’ above the date ‘1890’.

The mug is fitted with a plain rounded C shaped handle.

This impressive example of Victorian silverware retains the original gilded interior.

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 ‘Hall & Co, Silversmiths, Manchester’ and the underside of the mug displays ‘Hall & Co, Kings St, Manchr’.

Dimensions

Diameter of rim 6.4cm/2.5"

Diameter of base 7cm/2.8"

Length from back of handle to rim 9.5cm/3.7"

Height to top of handle 9.9cm/3.9"

Weight

4.9 troy ounces/152g


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This antique christening mug is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The box is also in excellent presentation condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Atkin Brothers

Origin: Sheffield, England

Date: 1889
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8099 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
W8099
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug - boxed; an addition to our silver christening collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear.
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NE2 2SU

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