Antique Silver George III Mug made in 1775
A charming antique silver George III period silver mug with original engraving to the front. It is of a gentle baluster shape, with a cast scroll handle and a wonderful patina.
|Made By||John King|
A charming antique silver George III period silver mug made in 1775 by John King of London, with original engraving to the front. It is of a gentle baluster shape, with a cast scroll handle and a wonderful patina.
It has a capacity of about 450 ml, so quite an unusual size.
Dimensions: 12 x 7.6 cm; weight 9.42 troy oz.
John King was a silversmith working in London during the 18th century. He was apprenticed in 1750 to Henry Brind and was then passed over to William Shaw in 1751.
He was free by 1757 and entered his first mark as a plate worker in 1775 from an address in Little Britain, Smithfield, London. He continued to enter new marks with another in 1775, and then further marks in 1777, 1779, 1785. In 1789 he had moved to Moor Lane, where he is recorded as being until 1800.
In 1780, his son, Joseph, was apprenticed to him – also as a plate worker.
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