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Christening Mugs

Our lovely sterling silver Mugs are very collectable and can be used and enjoyed. Small size mugs come in many styles – they make a very suitable gift for a baby and are often referred to as “Christening Mugs”.

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Christening Mugs

Our lovely sterling silver Mugs are very collectable and can be used and enjoyed. Small size mugs come in many styles – they make a very suitable gift for a baby and are often referred to as “Christening Mugs”.

  • 1692

    John Cruttall

    10355 William and Mary Antique Silver Mug

    £3,350

    A charming piece of chinoiserie silver. A rare early antique silver tankard of straight sided form with bands of reed to the top and a simple strap handle. Small size. The hand engraved decoration has a naive oriental scene incorporating Chinese people and exotic birds. To the front is a vacant cartouche with intertwined foliage. Contains 160ml. Weight 280g, 9 troy oz. Height 8.8cm. Diameter 7.4cm (top). London 1692. Maker John Cruttall. Sterling silver.

  • 1694

    John Cory

    9987 William & Mary Antique Silver Childs Mug

    £3,350

    A charming little early English silver mug of plain form. Charming small size and suitable for a child/christening mug. The body is raised from sheet and has a simple strap handle and an incised, reeded neck. This is the earliest type of mug. Engraved to the underside are owner’s initials and the date “1695”. Contains 140 ml. Weight 60 grams, 1.9 troy ounces. Height 6.5cm, 7cm to top of handle. Diameter 5cm. Mark “I.C” in a shield with a pellet below. Possibly John Cory. London 1694. Sterling silver.

  • 1731

     

    10328 George II Antique Silver Mug

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    A well proportioned antique silver mug of baluster shape on a spreading foot. Excellent quality and nice chunky style. The plain features are typical of the period. To the front there is a large contemporary hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche.
    Contains 300ml (just over ½ pint). Weight 258 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 9.9cm (to top of handle). Spread 11cm. Diameter 7.1cm (top), 7.5cm (base). London 1731. Maker “F.S”. Sterling silver.

  • 1740

    Richard Bayley

    10284 George II Antique Silver Mug

    £795

    A first class half pint antique silver mug with an attractive bellied shape. Smaller size, perfect for a baby gift. Excellent gauge silver and good weight. Contains 280ml. Weight 256 grams, 8.2 troy ounces. Height 9.3cm. Diameter 6.9cm. London 1740. Maker Richard Bayley. Sterling silver. 18th century.

  • 1815

    Rebecca Emes & Edward Barnard I

    10251 George III Antique Silver Mug

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    An excellent quality antique silver child’s cup with a stylistic vine leaf decoration around the body and curled serpent handle popularised by the contemporary silversmith Paul Storr. Heavy cast silver. Original bright interior gilding. Contains 175 ml. Weight 174 grams, 5.5 troy ounces. Height 9.3cm (to top of handle). Diameter 6.9cm. London 1815. Maker Rebecca Emes and Edward Barnard. Sterling silver. 19th century.

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