A Victorian Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug
A Victorian Antique Sterling Silver Christening Mug

Antique Silver Victorian Christening Mug made in 1855


A Victorian antique sterling silver christening mug with six cartouches.

Date 1855
Made By Hilliard & Thomason of Birmingham
Location Birmingham
Stock Number W192x7
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Maker: Hilliard & Thomason of Birmingham

A Victorian antique sterling silver christening mug. The mug has six cartouches – the one opposite the handle is vacant, as is the one containing the handle; two are embellished with fruit decoration and two have flowers.

The mug stands on four feet emerging form a moulded border.

Dimensions: height 9.5 cm, width (of base) 7.5 cm; weight 4.1 troy oz.

Hilliard & Thomason of Birmingham

Hilliard & Thomason (1840 – 1906). This partnership was well-known as a small-maker. It specialised in snuff box, vinaigrette and wine label. They were also represented with similar items at the International Exhibition of 1862 when they were members of The Birmingham Committee.

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Delivery Charges:
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For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
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