Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style

THE GOLDSMITHS ALLIANCE (worked c.1865-1903)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug - Aesthetic Style

1869 London

Offered by AC Silver

£895 gbp
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This impressive antique Victorian sterling silver mug has a plain cylindrical form.

The body is embellished with a fine and impressive bright cut engraved illustrations of water-side plant life with butterflies and birds accented with a crescent moon to the sky and a sun to the horizon, all in the Aesthetic style.

The decoration to the body incorporates a bright cut engraved fan shaped vacant cartouche beneath the inscription ‘The last drop makes the cup run over’.

The rim and base of the mug is ornamented with a plain applied moulded border.

This impressive mug is fitted with a panelled angular handle embellished with further fine and impressive bright cut engraved interlacing branch designs accented with birds to both sides and a band of stylised floral ornamentation to the posterior panel.

The underside of this impressive mug bears the retailer’s mark ‘Goldsmiths Alliance Limited, Cornhill London’ amidst a small lozenge and above the silversmith’s centre punch mark.

Dimensions

Height 9.5cm/3.7"

Diameter 7.9cm/3.1”

Length from back handle to front rim 12.1cm/4.8"

Weight

5 troy ounces/156g


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

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

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

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Goldsmiths Alliance Ltd (Samuel Smily)

Origin: London, England

Date: 1869
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A3354 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Height 9.50 cm (3.74 inches)
Stock Code
A3354
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver mug in the Aesthetic style; an addition to our wine and drink related silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear.
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