VICTORIAN ANTIQUE STERLING SILVER CHRISTENING MUG 1857

August 22, 2019 9:13 am Published by

A lovely, unusual Antique Victorian Solid Silver Christening Mug decorated with a wonderful chased scene around the entire body of the Mug. The chased scene is created in deep relief and shops a snowy mountain scene with a running mountain dog rescuing a small child from among the trees. There are buildings on a mountain top in the distance and the rescue dog wears a brandy barrel around his neck. The Mug sits on a shaped pedestal foot and had a chased scroll handle. The Mug has the original, contemporary engraving on the side.

Date – 1857.
Made in London.
Maker – Robert Hennell.

Approx. Weight – 205g
Approx. Height to Handle – 12cm
Approx. height to Rim – 10.6cm

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