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Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian

An exceptional and unusual antique sterling silver christening mug; an addition to our silver Christening gifts collection

SKU: A3026
Price: £995.00
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Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Hunt & Roskell - Antique Victorian

Description


This exceptional Victorian sterling silver christening mug has a circular tapering form.


The body of this antique silver christening mug is embellished panels of chased decoration which realistically depicts various woodland flowers and foliage, within a plain applied border.


The upper and lower rims of this antique mug are encircled with three plain bands of applied decoration.


This unusual antique mug is fitted with a plain C scroll handle with a plain collar surmounted with an unusual spherical thumbpiece to the upper portion.


The mug retains the original gilt interior.


This fine antique silver christening mug was crafted by the renowned London silversmiths Robert Roskell, Alan Roskell and John Mortimer Hunt and bears the retailer's mark 'Hunt & Roskell Late Storr & Mortimer' to the underside.


Date: 1886

Condition


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

The chased and applied decoration is very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Victorian silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to rim 8.9cm/3.5"

Diameter of rim 5.8cm/2.25"

Diameter of base 6.9cm/2.7"

Height to thumbpiece 9cm/3.6"

Height to rim 8.5cm/3.3"


 
 
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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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