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Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne

Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne

Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne
Britannia Standard Silver Mug - Antique Queen Anne. This impressive antique Queen Anne English Britannia standard silver mug has a plain tapering cylindrical form. The surface of the mug is plain and embellished with an applied girdle to the upper portion. The rim and base of this impressive Queen Anne silver mug are encircled with bands of applied moulded decoration.

This 18th century mug is fitted with an impressive S scroll handle ornamented with impressive applied bead decoration in addition to the contemporary engraved initials'CID' to the thumbpiece. The lower socket of the handle is embellished with an impressive applied cut card leaf ornamentation.

Britannia Silver - The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of fine silver).

This antique Queen Anne silver mug is a very good gauge of silver as to be expected for its type, excellent quality and in excellent condition in keeping with age. There are some minor indentations to the handle in keeping with age and use. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the mug are all clear, in keeping with age and location.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this 18th century mug. Lenth from back of handle to tip of lip.

Height to top of handle. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store.

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The item "Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne" is in sale since Thursday, September 26, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets".

The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in NEWCASTLE ON TYNE, Tyne and Wear. This item can be shipped worldwide.

  • Origin: London, England
  • Period: 18th century
  • Monarch: Queen Anne
  • Material: Britannia Standard Silver
  • Condition: Exceptional
  • Product: Mug
  • Age: Pre-1800
  • Maker: Unknown
  • Date: 1708
  • Composition: Solid Silver
  • SKU: A4784
  • Weight: 9.5 troy ounces/295g

Britannia Standard Silver Mug Antique Queen Anne