A fine and impressive, unusual George VI English sterling silver character christening mug in the Art Deco style; an addition to our Art Deco silverware collection
This fine George VI sterling silver christening mug has a plain bell shaped form onto a circular spreading foot.
One side of this Art Deco style silver christening mug is embellished with an unusual and impressive engraved illustration depicting a simplified dining table scene with three characters above the elucidating words 'Daddy', 'Mommy' and 'Me'.
The lower portion of the body is embellished with plain stepped decoration in the Art Deco style.
This mug is fitted with an angular Art Deco style handle incorporating a subtly curved tapering thumbpiece.
The underside of the Art Deco style stepped base bears the retailer's mark/icon (Aladdin's lamp) of James Dixon beneath the full hallmarks. Please see image 7 for reference.
This Art Deco style silver christening mug is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional presentation condition.
The engraved decoration is all very crisp.
Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the mug are all very clear.
Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this piece of silverware.
Height to top of thumbpiece 9cm/3.5"
Diameter of rim 6.7cm/2.6"
Diameter of foot 5.2cm/2"
Length from back of handle to front rim 9cm/3.5"
4.4 troy ounces/136.3g
Origin: Sheffield, England
Maker: Roberts & Belk Ltd
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Sterling Silver Christening Mug by Roberts & Belk Art Deco
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