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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”.

  • 1694

    John Cory

    9987 William & Mary Antique Silver Cup

    £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.

  • Circa 1870

    Leeching

    9811 Antique Chinese Silver Mug

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    A fantastic little silver christening mug with the original bright gilt interior. The body is applied with charming scenes of Chinese figures going about their daily life. The handle is shaped in the form of a dragon. To the front is a shield with the name “Joyce”. Contains 170 ml. Weight 149 grams, 4.7 troy ounces. Height 9.2cm/10cm. Diameter of top 5.4cm. Stamped underneath with Chinese silver marks for Leeching, Canton, Hong Kong & Shanghai. Circa 1870.

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