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American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879

A magnificent, fine and impressive, rare antique American sterling silver christening mug; an addition to our christening silverware collection

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American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879
American Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Tiffany & Co - Antique 1879

Description


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


The surface of this fine example of antique silverware is encircled with an applied girdle supporting a freize of young boys marching whilst playing musical instruments, banging pots and riding broomsticks.


The body of this Tiffany & Co mug is further ornamented with an engraved foliate and laurel design to the background.


The upper rim is embellished with an applied undulating band of tiered leaf designs.


The silver mug is fitted with an exceptional cast and applied C shaped handle ornamented with a lobed, incurved design accented with simplified leaf motifs to each incurve.


The underside of the mug bears the contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'CSVD'.


This antique silver mug features the original gilded interior.


The hallmarks to the underside of this impressive mug include:

Maker's mark: Tiffany & Co

Pattern number: 5470 (registered within 1879)

Order number: 6495


This antique American mug is a rare piece of silver due to the rarity of production and style.


Read the brief history of silver christening gifts


Date: 1879

Condition


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

The American 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 back of handle to rim 11cm/4.3"

Diameter of rim 7.4cm/2.9"

Diameter of foot 6.3cm/2.5"

Height 8.9cm/3.5"


Weight


7.8 troy ounces/242g


 
 
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