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Sterling Silver 'Noah's Ark' Christening Mug - Art Deco Style - Antique George V

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver christening mug illustrating Noah's Ark and made in the Art Deco style; an addition to our religious silverware collection

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Sterling Silver 'Noah's Ark' Christening Mug - Art Deco Style - Antique George V
Sterling Silver 'Noah's Ark' Christening Mug - Art Deco Style - Antique George V

Description


This exceptional antique George V sterling silver christening mug has a plain bell shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.


The upper portion of the body is encircled with an impressive simplified bordered illustration of Noah's Ark*, including the ship vessel, Noah and his wife, in addition to a large range of animals.


This mug is fitted with an angular Art Deco style incurved handle incorporating a subtly elevated thumbpiece.


* The biblical account of Noah and his family saving animals from a flood, found in Genesis 6-8.


Read the brief history of silver christening gifts

Date: 1935

Condition


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

The mug has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The engraved decoration is all very crisp.

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 antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to rim 11.3cm/4.4"

Diameter of rim 8.3cm/3.3"

Diameter of foot 6cm/2.4"

Height to top of handle 9.9cm/3.9"


Weight


5.9 troy ounces/184g


 
 
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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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