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Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Mug
Offered by AC Silver
The body of the mug is embellished with an exceptional and unusual bright cut engraved scene depicting figures shearing sheep to one side and gathering crops with scythes to the other.
The decoration to the mug incorporates a large shaped cartouche in the form of a tree bordered clearing.
The upper flared rim of this fine sterling silver mug is encircled with an applied moulded border.
The mug is fitted with an impressive opposing scroll handle with impressive leaf decorated handpiece, incorporated into a scrolling thumbpiece, in addition to the upper and lower sockets.
This exceptional antique mug is supported by an impressive applied base incorporating four embossed scrolling leaf feet accented with leaf textures.
The interior of the mug retains the original gilding.
This impressive mug was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Edward, John & William Barnard.
Length from back of handle to rim 10.4cm/4.1"
Diameter of rim 7.4cm/2.9"
Diameter of body 6.5cm/2.6"
Height to top of thumbpiece 10.2cm/4"
4.9 troy ounces/152g
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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.
The original gilding has natural wear in keeping with age.
The embossed decoration is very sharp and the bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the mug are all very clear.
Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.
Origin: London, England
35B St Georges Terrace
Tyne & Wear