This exceptional antique George V sterling silver christening mug has a bell shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.
The surface of this antique mug has a planished finish.
The upper portion of the mug is encompassed with an applied traditional interlacing Lindisfarne/Celtic style border.
Either side of the body is embellished with a large quatrefoil cross motif with a bead design to each terminal, reflecting the iconic Lindisfarne style.
This mug is fitted with an impressive handle with further chased interlacing designs to the handpiece in addition to a large, simplified cross design to the terminal in junction with the body.
The pedestal and rim of the foot are encirled with chased decorated interlacing designs accented with circular motifs.
This exceptional christening mug was crafted by the renowned silversmiths Asprey & Co Ltd.
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