EXQUISITE EDWARDIAN SILVER CHRISTENING MUG BY GOODFELLOW ...

Item Number
FEV61

This is a truly delightful Edwardian silver christening mug in wonderful crisp condition. It is hallmarked for London 1906 and bears the marks of Goodfellow & Sons. The cylindrical body engraved with swallows inflight within oval fruiting vine reserves. The front reserve not engraved.

C- shape hollow handle and gilt interior.

Hallmarks:

G & Sns for Goodfellow & Sons.
Lion Passant.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "l" for 1906.

Dimension and Weight:

Height: 8 cm - 3 2/8 inches.
Diameter: 6cm - 2 2/8 inches.

Weight: 3 3/4 oz / 108 g

Condition:

Excellent, no dings, no dents, not engraved.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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£285

EXQUISITE VICTORIAN CASED THREE PIECE SILVER CHRISTENING ...

Item Number
SEPT88

This delightful mid-Victorian silver three piece christening set was made the renowned silversmith George Unite. The silver spoon, knife blade and fork prettily engraved and mounted with ivory handles. Fitted in the original presentation box.


Hallmarks:

GU for George Unite
Duty Mark.
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Date letters "w" for 1871


Dimensions:

Fork: 12cm long / 4.5 inches.
spoons: 15cm long / 6 inches.
Knife: 14.5cm long / 5.4 inches.
£175

EXQUISITE GEORGE V SILVER & MOTHER OF ...

Item Number
FEV93

This delightful solid silver & mother of pearl rattle and teether is fully hallmarked and in wonderful complete condition. It was made by the prolific Birmingham silversmiths Crisford & Norris and is dated Birmingham 1911. The embossed central part fitted with four bells, the top with a mother pf pearl ring teether.

Hallmarks:
C&N for Crisford & Norris.
Duty mark.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "m" for 1911.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:
Length: 913cm / 5 inches.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.
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£165

FABULOUS ARTS & CRAFT SILVER CHRISTENING MUG ...

Item Number
MARS45

This stunning spot-hammered solid silver christening mug was made by the very collectable A E Jones and is dated Birmingham 1920. The tapered cylindrical body with a spot- hammered silver surface. The angular handle with a distinctive thumb piece, a very typical design of the Arts & Craft period. It has a good silver gauge and feels satisfyingly heavy when picked up.

Hallmarks:

A.E.J for Albert Ernest Jones.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion passant.
Date letter "v" for 1920.

Dimensions and weight:

Height: 8 cm / 3 inches.
Rim diameter: 6 cm / 2.4 inches.
Base diameter: 7cm / 2.6 inches.

Weight: 156 g / 5.5 oz

Condition:

Excellent.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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FABULOUS ARTS & CRAFT SILVER CHRISTENING MUG ...

Item Number
JNV 03

This exquisite and rather rare silver christening mug was made by the very collectable Amy Sandheim and is dated London 1925. The cylindrical body with a spot- hammered silver surface and a flared rim. The base applied with ball decorations, a very typical design of the Arts & Craft period.

Bifurcated wirework loop handle.

Hallmarks:

Ah for Amy Sandheim.
London Assay Mark.
Lion passant.
Date letter "k" for 1925.

The base engraved with "Amy Sandheim" and number 588.

Dimensions and weight:

Height: 9 cm / 3.4 inches.
Rim diameter: 6 cm / 2.4 inches.

Weight: 100 g / 3.5 oz

Condition:

Excellent.
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FABULOUS VICTORIAN SCOTTISH SILVER CHRISTENING MUG BY ...

Item Number
OCTO50

This is simply a stunning mid-Victorian silver gilt christening mug. Scottish silver is very much in demand and this is a fabulous example.The slightly tapered body finely engraved with geometric patterns. It has a very good silver gauge and feels heavy when picked up.

"C" shaped handle and gilt interior.

Hallmarks:

EM for Millidge & Son (Edwin Millidge)
Thistle Mark.
Edinburgh Assay mark.
Duty Mark.
Date letter "T" for 1875.

Dimension and Weight:

Height: 7 cm / 2.6 inches.
Base diameter: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches
Rim diameter: 6cm / 2.3 inches.

Weight: 5.5 oz / 158 g

Condition:

Excellent, no dings, no dents, not engraved.

A fabulous christening present.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.

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FABULOUS CASED VICTORIAN SILVER LOVING CUP & ...

Item Number
JUIN51

This is a stunning Victorian silver loving cup* with matching trefid spoon made by the renowned silversmith Francis Higgins III. The cup flanked by a pair of beaded scroll handles. The spoon with trefid terminal.

It comes in its original Morocco leather case, the interior richly lined with fushia satin and velvet.

*A loving cup is a shared drinking container traditionally used at weddings and banquets. It usually has two handles.
This stunning cup comes with a matching trefid spoon, making it equally suitable for a christening present.

Hallmarks:

FH for Francis Higgins III.
London Assay Mark.
Date letter "I" for cup and "H"for spoon , both for 1884.
Lion Passant.
Duty Mark.

Dimensions and Weight:

Height: 7cm / 3 inches.
Rim diameter: 8.5cm / 3.3 inches.
Length spoons: 15cm / 6 inches.

Combined weight: 186 g / 6.6 oz

Condition:

Excellent.
Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.

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GOOD VICTORIAN 3/4 PINT SOLID SILVER TANKARD ...

Item Number
JANV76

This simple and stylish mug is hallmarked for London 1881 and was made by the reputed silversmiths John Aldwinckle & James Slater. It has a pleasing tapered form and has a distinctive large loop handle that gives it its character.

It is between a mug and a tankard due to its large size. Its simplicity has a contemporary feel.

Gilt interior.

Hallmarks:

JA over JS for John Aldwinckle & James Slater.
Lion Passant.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "F" for 1881.

Dimension and Weight:

Height: 11 cm / 4 inches.
Base diameter: 8cm / 3 inches
Rim diameter: 7cm / 2.6 inches.

Weight: 9 oz / 254 g

Condition:

Excellent, no dings, no dents, not engraved.

A fabulous christening present.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: from 12 International Signed For.

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SUPERB CASED EDWARDIAN SILVER CHRISTENING MUG BY ...

Item Number
JU 20

This elegant mug was designed by the renowned Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company in 1903. It has a pleasing tapered form and has a distinctive large loop handle that gives it its character.

It is very rare to find these mugs in their original presentation cases; it makes it all the more desirable and would make a very special christening present.

It has a very good gauge and feels solid and substantial. Its simplicity has a contemporary feel and the richness of gilding inside is a testimony to its quality.

Hallmarks:

G&SCo Ltd for the Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company.
Lion Passant.
London Assay mark.
Date letter "h" for 1903

Dimension and Weight:

Height: 8 cm / 3 inches.
Base diameter: 6.5cm / 2.5 inches
Rim diameter: 5.5cm / 2.1 inches.

Weight: 4.5 oz / 128 g

Condition:

Excellent, no dings, no dents, not engraved.
Case in very good condition.

A fabulous christening present
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EXQUISITE VICTORIAN SILVER & CORAL RATTLE BY ...

Item Number
AUG93

This fabulous solid silver & coral rattle, whistle and teether is fully hallmarked and in wonderful complete condition. It was made by the sought-after Birmingham silversmiths Hilliard & Thomason and is dated Birmingham 1880. The embossed central part fitted with five bells, the top with a functioning whistle, the teether a beautiful smooth piece of coral.

Hallmarks:

H&T for Hilliard & Thomason.
Lion Passant.
Duty mark.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "O" for 1888.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:

Length: 9.5cm / 3.4 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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GOOD EDWARDIAN SILVER PORRINGER BY HENRY STRATFORD, ...

Item Number
MAY78

This elegant Edwardian silver porringer* is dated Sheffield 1903 and bears the marks of Henry Stratford. it has a shallow plain bowl and decorative pierced lug handles.

*Porringers are shallow bowls. The form originates in the medieval period in Europe, they were originally used to eat gruel or soup. They had flat, horizontal handles. They became popular again from the late Victorian to the Art Deco period, as they made excellent Christening gifts. The word porringer is a Middle English alteration of potinger, from Old French potager, from potage, soup.

Hallmarks:

HS for Henry Stratford.
Sheffield Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "l" for 1933.

Condition:

Excellent.
No dings. No dents. No inscriptions.
Clear hallmarks.

Dimensions and Weight:

Diameter (without handles): 10cm / 4 inches.
Length including handle: 16.5cm / 6.4 inches.
Height: 4.5cm / 2 inches.
Weight: 154g / 5.4oz.


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ART DECO SILVER CHRISTENING MUG BY DOCKER ...

Item Number
AVR80

This elegant silver christening mug is hallmarked for Birmingham 1928 and bears the marks of Docker & Burn Ltd. The panelled body has a slightly tapered form and a pretty geometric raised border.

Its simplicity has a contemporary feel and the good silver gauge is a testimony to its quality.

Hallmarks:

D&B for Docker & Burn Ltd.
Lion Passant.
Birmingham Assay mark.
Date letter "D" for 1928.

Dimension and Weight:

Height: 8 cm / 3.2 inches.
Diameter: 6cm / 2.2 inches.

Weight: 4 oz / 117 g

Condition:

Excellent, no dings, no dents, not engraved.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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VICTORIAN SILVER CHRISTENING MUG BY JOHN ...

Item Number
AVRIL84

This elegant silver christening mug is hallmarked for Birmingham 1900 and bears the marks of John Edward Wilmot. It has a pleasing tapered form and has a distinctive large loop handle giving it character.

Its simplicity has a contemporary feel and the richness of gilding inside is a testimony to its quality.

Hallmarks:

JW for John Edward Wilmot
Lion Passant.
Birminghamn Assay mark.
Date letter "a" for 1900.

Dimension and Weight:

Height: 7 cm / 3 inches.
Base diameter: 4.5cm /1.6 inches
Rim diameter: 6cm / 2.2 inches.

Weight: 3 oz / 86 g

Condition:

Excellent, no dings, no dents, not engraved.

A fabulous christening present.

Postage UK: 8 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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UNUSUAL GEORGE V SILVER "CAT" RATTLE BY ...

Item Number
AVR71

This charming solid silver mounted rattle and teether was made by Levi & Salaman and is dated Birmingham 1924 . The hollow rattle modelled as a cat with a hat in a basket. The top with an ivorine teething ring.
A delightful rattle which would make a lovely christening present.

Hallmarks:

L&S for Levi & Salaman.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "z" for 1924.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:

Length: 10cm / 4 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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DELIGHTFUL VICTORIAN SILVER & CORAL RATTLE, BIRMINGHAM, ...

Item Number
AVR91

This charming solid silver mounted rattle and teether was most probably made by the Birmingham silversmith George Unite, who specialised in silver and coral rattles and dates circa 1880. The plain central part fitted with four bells, the top with a functioning whistle, the teether a beautiful smooth piece of coral.

Hallmarks:

Erased.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:

Length: 11.5cm / 4.2 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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UNUSUAL GEORGE V SILVER & MOTHER OF ...

Item Number
OCT49

This charming solid silver mounted rattle and teether was made by W H Collins & Co and is dated Birmingham 1934 . The diamond shaped central part embossed on both sides with a musician in a rural setting under the words "BOY BLUE"
The sides fitted with two bells and the top with a mother of pearl teething ring matching the mother of pearl handle.
A delightful rattle which would make a lovely christening present for a boy.

Hallmarks:

W.H.C for W H Collins & Co.
Birmingham Assay Mark.
Lion Passant.
Date letter "K" for 1934.

Condition:

Very good.

Dimensions:

Length: 11.5cm / 4.2 inches.

Postage UK: 7 Special Delivery Next day.
Postage overseas: 12 International Signed For.

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