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Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug made by John Hunt & Robert Roskell; an addition to our range of collectable christening silverware

SKU: A1588
Price: £895.00
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Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by John Hunt & Robert Roskell - Antique Victorian

Description


This fine antique sterling silver christening mug has a cylindrical tapering form onto a plain spreading collet style foot.


The body of this Victorian mug is ornamented with a fine and impressive chased decorated grape and vine decoration on a matt background.


The decoration to the body incorporates a vacant shield shaped cartouche.


The upper rim and foot of the mug are encircled with bands of tooled decoration.


The silver mug is fitted with an impressive opposing C shaped handle realistically modelled in the form of a grape vine.


This fine example of antique silverware retains the original gilt interior.


This impressive Victorian mug, crafted by the renowned London silversmiths John Hunt & Robert Roskell, bears the retailers mark ‘Hunt & Roskell, Late Storr & Mortimer’ to the underside.


Date: 1880

Condition


This antique mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional presentation condition.

The chased decoration is all very sharp.

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


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


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to rim 11cm/4.3"

Diameter of rim 8.3cm/3.3"

Diameter of foot 6.8cm/2.7"

Height 8.9cm/3.5"


 
 
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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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