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Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Atkin Brothers - Antique Victorian

A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug - boxed; an addition to our silver christening collection

SKU: W8099

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Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Atkin Brothers - Antique Victorian
Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Atkin Brothers - Antique Victorian


This fine antique Victorian English sterling silver christening mug has a tapering cylindrical form onto a seamless circular collet foot.

The body of this piece of antique silverware is embellished with impressive bright cut engraved scrolling leaf designs accented with floral garlands and sprays.

The decoration to the mug incorporates a central shaped scroll and leaf bordered cartouche displaying the fine and impressive contemporary engraved initials 'RWG' above the date '1890'.

The sterling silver Christening mug is fitted with a plain rounded C shaped handle.

This impressive example of Victorian silverware retains the original gilded interior.

This mug is fitted to the original hinged leatherette presentation box with satin and velvet lined interior, securing with a push fit catch.

The interior of the box bears the retailer's mark 'Hall & Co, Silversmiths, Manchester' and the underside of the mug displays 'Hall & Co, Kings St, Manchr'.

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Date: 1889


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

The box is also in excellent presentation condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is all 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.


Diameter of rim 6.4cm/2.5"

Diameter of base 7cm/2.8"

Length from back of handle to rim 9.5cm/3.7"

Height to top of handle 9.9cm/3.9"


4.9 troy ounces/152g

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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. 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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