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Georgian Silver Christening Mug     Order Form     Request more information
Reference: S1426
Period: George III
Year: 1811
Silversmith: makers mark present but unidentified
Place: London
Price: $ 380.00
Weight: 124 grams
Dimensions: 6.1 cm diameter, 7.0 cm height
Condition: Excellent - very small slight dent on base, barely noticeable. Gilt in excellent condition.

Description: A Georgian silver Christening mug, in the shape of a barrel, decorated with reeded bands. The interior is gilt, and the handle is also decorated with reeded bands. This type of Christening mug was popular between 1800 and 1820 (Waldron, Price Guide to Antique Silver, pg 190). The hallmarks are clear with the exception of the makers mark, which is only partially visible. The first letter T is clear, but the second letter is worn (could be D, P or R).
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