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American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830

A fine and interesting antique American sterling silver christening mug; an addition to our christening silverware collection

SKU: A3358
Price: £995.00
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American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug - Antique Circa 1830

Description


This fine antique American sterling silver christening mug has a plain circular rounded form to a collet style foot.


The surface of this fine example of antique silverware is embellished with the contemporary engraved initials ‘R.S. to M.W’.


The collet foot and subtly flared rim of the mug are encircled with an applied gadroon style border.


The silver mug is fitted with an S scroll handle with a plain thumbpiece.


The hallmarks to the underside of this impressive mug include:

Maker’s mark: J.Curry (John Curry, active between c1825-1850)

City mark: Phila. (Philadelphia, PA)


This antique mug is an uncommon piece of silver due to the rarity of production.


Read the brief history of silver christening gifts

Condition


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

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 antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length from tip of thumbpiece to rim 11.3cm/4.4"

Diameter of rim 8cm/3.1"

Diameter of base 5.7cm/2.2"

Height to top of handle 8.5cm/3.3"


Weight


3.9 troy ounces/121g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in Antique Silver in the 1970's. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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