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Sterling Silver Quart Mug - Antique George III (1770)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Georgian English sterling silver quart mug; an addition to our range of wine and drinks related silverware collection

SKU: A2990

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This exceptional antique George III sterling silver mug has a baluster shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.

The body of the sterling silver quart mug is embellished with fine and impressive later chased fruiting vine decoration accented with grape clusters and incorporating a stylised leaf and scroll bordered cartouche.

The cartouche bears the engraved presentation inscription 'WWon at the Swansea Regatta, 1st July 1830, by Sir H.Vivians Yacht The Paul Pry of 23 tons beating the Peterell of 29 Tons. The Winner of the Cup the Two preceding Years, the Champion of the Bristol Channel'.

This impressive quart* mug is fitted with an impressive opposing scroll handle ornamented with a scrolling leaf decorated thumbpiece.

The spreading foot is encircled with a band of chased stylised leaf decoration.

The interior of this large Georgian mug is gilded.

* Imperial quart = 2 pints/1.14 litres

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Date: 1770


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

The chased decoration is very sharp and the engraved inscription is very crisp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the mug are very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of Georgian silverware.


Length from back of handle to rim 16.8cm/6.6"

Diameter of rim 10.6cm/4.2"

Diameter of base 11.8cm/4.6"

Height 16.5cm/6.5"


23 troy ounces/715g

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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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