Christening Mugs and Tankards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victorian christening mug

with engine turned body and

beaded lip and foot;

double C scroll handle;

vacant cartouche;

 

 

 

1865

 

London

 

Barnard Brothers


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9 cm high by 7.5 cm diameter

163 grams

 

 

£295

 

 

Enquire: 4LV/B9OC/H

 

 

 

 

 

Edward VIII christening mug with C shape
handle on raised graduated foot


1936

Sheffield

Emile Viner


7.5 cm high by 6.5 cm diameter


117 grams

 

£155

 

Enquire: 4LU/7I4E/H

 

 

 

George V christening cup

with swag and wheatsheaf

decoration on raised foot


1925

 

Birmingham

 

Marson & Jones

 

7.5 cm high by 7 cm diameter


63 grams

 

£175

 

Enquire: 4LW/5AA3B/H

 

 

 

Victorian christening mug in the

Georgian style; of tapering form,

with double C scroll handle, and

concentric circle decoration;

within a leather fitted box,

 with velvet and silk lining


1896

London

James Wakely & Frank Clarke Wheeler
retailer: Ollivants & Botsford,

St Ann Street, Manchester


9 cm high by 7.5 cm diameter
at base
218 grams

£450

Enquire: 4HS/B4G5E/H

 

 

 

 

Victorian christening can; gadrooned
decoration, foliate band, beaded rim and base
with C scroll handle


1889

Sheffield

Harrison Brothers & Howson


7.3 cm high
6 cm diameter
105 grams

 

£230

 

Enquire: 4KU/A96CO/H

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victorian christening mug on raised foot,

 decorated with raised concentric circles;

box handle with floral decoration;

vacant cartouche


1873

London

Barnard & Sons Limited


9 cm high by 7 cm diameter
at top
159 grams

 

£275

 

Enquire: 4JR/A96EO/H

 

 

 

 

George IV tankard of tapering

form with double C scroll

box-shaped handle;
decorated with a double band

of concentric circles


1828

London

J E Terry & Company


9 cm high
by 6.7 cms diameter at top


202 grams

 

£365

 

Enquire: 4JN/BB96G/H

 

Victorian gilded christening can decorated
with a central band illustrating the
signs of the Zodiac; additional floral
and leaf decoration; C scroll leaf-cap

handle; all on small raised foot;
vacant cartouche


1878

London

Henry John Lias


8.5 cms high by 7 cms diameter
181 grams

£425

Enquire: 4IQ/B6DO/H

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth II christening mug of

baluster form on raised foot;

C scroll handle with leaf
decoration

 


1991

Sheffield

Mappin & Webb


 

 

 

9.5 cm high by
7 cm diameter
at top


262 grams

 

£285

 

Enquire: 4JS/AH45D/H

 

 

 

 

 

George III baby's rattle

with six bells,

whistle, coral teether and
ribbon ring


 

 

 

 

1809

probably London

probably Matthew Govett


12.5 cm long
58 grams inclusive

£275

Enquire: 4HN/A5DE2/H

 

 

 

 

 

George III christening mug of tapering form
with box shape handle; single ring
decoration to top and base


1807

London

Peter & William Bateman


6.3 cms high
by 5cms diameter at top
88 grams

 

£255

 

Enquire: 4JO/3AA8F/H

 

 

 

 

Victorian baby's rattle

with five bells

and coral teether;
ribbon ring and whistle

 

 

 

1901

Birmingham

maker's mark rubbed

possibly Abraham Meyer Blanckensee


12 cm long
42 grams inclusive

£245

Enquire: 4HM/3AD8E/H

 

 

Elizabeth II tankard in the
Georgian style with scroll handle,
on raised stepped foot


1967

Birmingham

Elkington & Company


11 cm high by 9 cm diameter


295 grams

 

£345

 

Enquire: 4EI/A76O/H

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Victorin period Contintental

christening mug

with embossed floral decoration

on raised foot; panelled handle

 

no marks visible
probably 800 silver standard

 

 

 

 

 

c1890



 

 

 

 

 

 

9 cm high by
7cm diameter


117 grams

 

£110

 

Enquire: 4JU/E46O/H

 

 

 

Sterling silver christening cup
with applied embossed figure of
a child with chamberstick,

probably Wee Willy Winkie


c1930's

probably Canada
pseudo English hallmarks


7 cm high by
7.5 cm diameter at top


131 grams

£235

Enquire: 4DN/A6AO/H

 

 

 

 

 

 

Edwardian christening can with


C-shaped handle on raised foot;


panelled decoration, with

ribbons and flowers;


blank cartouche

 

 

1904

Birmingham

Crisford & Norris


7 cm high by


5.5 cm diameter


41 grams

£115

Enquire: 4EM/2EC4/H

George V christening mug of inverted bell shaped

form with box shaped handle; on graduated
pedestal foot; original internal gilding


1912

Sheffield

Walker & Hall


12 cm high by 7.5 cm diameter

207 grams

£265

Enquire: 4EU/AE92E/H

 

 

Edwardian graduated christening
can in the Art Nouveau style
with C shaped handle
and original gilding


1901

Birmingham

Thomas Hayes


8 cm high
5.5 cm diameter at top


96 grams

£245

Enquire: 3JY/A64DF/H

 

Victorian cup and matching
saucer with gadroon decoration,
double C scroll handle;
decorative panels to cup and
saucer


1870

Birmingham

George Unite


cup: 6.7 cm diameter top
6cm high

saucer: 11.2 cm diameter


136 grams

£295

Enquire: 4C/AI64E/H

 

 

 

Elizabeth II teddy bear


2000
Birmingham

Country Artists


11 cm high
9.5 cm wide

£165

Enquire: 4R/F6I/H


 

 

 

Victorian christening tankard,
baluster-shaped body decorated

with scrolls; blank cartouche


1854

London

George John Richards


9.5 cm high


79 grams

£225

Enquire: 4AL/AB7G/H

 

Victorian circular christening
bowl, with floral embossed
and partly fluted decoration; with
Albany pattern spoon en suite;

in gold-tooled, leather box with silk

and velvet interior

1885-1886
London
George Maudsley Jackson
Josiah Williams & Company


bowl: 11 cm diameter
by 8 cm high

spoon: 14.8 cm long


134 grams

£265

Enquire: 3VI/A4DI/H

 

 

George VI christening mug in
the Art Deco style with low
girdle decoration, box shaped
handle, on graduated, raised
foot


1947

Birmingham

Barker Brothers Limited


8.4 cm high
6.7 cm diameter at top


119 grams

£210

Enquire: 3UW/A6OO/H

 

Late 19th century silver mug of
baluster shape, with original internal gilding,

from Kutch; chased with animals within
foliate scroll decoration, on a
matted background, with

leaf capped scroll handle;

small shield-shaped blank

cartouche; raised circular foot


c 1880

Kutch,

Gujarat State, India

unmarked - tested silver

10 cm high
8 cm diameter at top


224 grams

£585

Enquire: 3QD/D7GI/H

 

 

 

Sterling silver
christening mug in the Art Deco
style, on raised foot


1930's

American


8 cm high
6 cm diameter of top


101 grams

£185

Enquire: 4X/2AOO/H

 

 

 

George IV christening tankard
of tapering form with box shaped
handle and parallel bands of

reeded decoration


1822

London
Rebecca Eames & Edward Barnard


6.7 cm high

5.5 cm diameter at top


102 grams

£285

Enquire: 3SW/AH9B/H

 

 

Victorian period cylindrical
mug with foliate, scroll and shell
embossing, chasing and
engravings and double C scroll handle
probably American


1880's

no assay marks

probably
Goodman Cainsford & Company


8 cm high
6 cm diameter at top


159 grams

£275

Enquire: 3EF/AG6I/H

Victorian christening mug in
the Aesthetic style with
flowers and leaf decoration
on raised rim, with D shaped
handle, in silk and velvet lined,
gold tooled box


1896

Sheffield

Samuel Fenton & William Staniforth

retailed by Walker & Hall


9 cm high
6.5 cm diameter at top


145 grams

£350

Enquire: 3NM/AG8O/H

 

 

 

Late 19th century
silver can from Kutch, with
chased and repousse
decoration, repeat leaf border,
blank shield-shaped cartouche,

and snake scroll handle


c.1880

Kutch
Gujarat State, India
unmarked - tested silver


8 cm high
6 cm diameter


128 grams

£375

Enquire: 3QC/BG4H/H

William IV christening mug with
foliate capped scroll handle,
the urn shaped body chased
and embossed with floral
motifs, on a circular domed
foot, with original internal gilding

stag crest

£550

1834

Dublin

James Le Bass

11 cm high

8.5 cm diameter top

272 grams

Enquire: 3HO/DD6B/H

 

 

 

Victorian half-fluted
christening mug on pedestal
foot with C shaped handle


1898

London

Thomas Bradbury & Sons


8.5 cm high
6.5 cm diameter


159 grams

£255

Enquire: 3LN/AE9F/H

American suite
comprising mug, bowl and dish,
with cast applied bands
decorated with scenes from
nursery rhymes, including
four and twenty blackbirds, the
cow jumped over the moon
..


1970's

Rhode Island

Gorham Corporation


cup 8cm high/8 cm diameter

bowl 6.5cm high/12 cm diameter
plate 18 cm diameter


547 grams

cup 159 grams
bowl 215 grams
plate 173 grams

£495

Enquire: 3HN/C3DA/H

 

 

Victorian christening cup of inverted
bell shape with engraved panels;
on raised foot with beaded
foot and stem;


1864

Birmingham

George Unite


10.5 cm high
7.5 cm diameter at top


136 grams

£250

Enquire: 4FK/AD26O/H

 

 

 

Continental mug of
inverted bell shaped form,

decorated with flowers

and buildings

tested silver (800 standard)


c 1910

possibly Hanau

no maker's mark


9 cm high
7.5 cm diameter


179 grams

£155

Enquire: 3BR/E7H/H

 

Dutch silver

christening spoons;

two pairs with bird finials,

(one pair SOLD)

one with child's face;

1864-1896

probably

pseudo-marks for

Deventer

Jans Rinze Spaanstra

3.1 oz each pair -15.5 cm long

1.3 oz single - 14.5 cm long

£150 - pair

£65 - single

Enquire: 3BO/O7O/H

 

 

 

 

Victorian christening mug
embossed with scrolls and
flowers, with original internal
gilding, on a raised foot;

attractive monogram


1866

London

Lias Brothers


7.5 cm high by
6 cm diameter

85 grams

£160

Enquire: 2WS/A3BD/H

 

 

George III tapering christening
can with concentric circle decoration,

with vacant shield-shaped cartouche


1807

London

S ..

makers mark rubbed

 

6.5 cm high by 5 cm diameter

80 grams

£195

Enquire: 2VD/AA90C/H

 

 

 

White metal mug chased with

animals, buildings and people

against a matte background


c1910

probably Indian
made for the
European market

possibly as a christening mug


7.5 cm high
6.5 cm diameter


184 grams

£145

Enquire: 3QU/I6G/H

 

 

 

Victorian christening can
with foliate embossed band,

and blank cartouche;
C shaped handle; rolled-over
rim; original internal gilding


1897

London

William Comyns & Sons


7.2 cm high
6.4 cm diameter


116 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3RX/AC9G/H

 

 

Geoorge V tankard of tapered
form, with double scroll handle,
concentric circle decoration to
base


1924

Birmingham

William Hutton & Sons


9.5 cm high by
9 cm diameter at base


267 grams

 

SOLD

Enquire: 4CQ/AE25O/H
 

 

 

Georgian christening cup with
fluted body; concentric circle
decoration; raised decoration to rim;

gilded interior


1818

London

George Knight

8.5 cms high by
7 cm diameter base


160 grams

 

SOLD

 

Enquire: 4IB/BO6A/H


 

 

 

Victorian christening mug
in the Gothic style with beaded
rims and scroll handle


1883

London

William Evans


7 cm high
5.5 cm diameter


96 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3LW/AC9D/H

 

 

Victorian tapering christening
can in the neo-Gothic style with
etched beaded foliate band,
beaded swags and rims;

original internal gilding


1876

London

William Evans


7 cm high
5.6 cm diameter top

116 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3HX/BB8F/H

 

 

 

 

Victorian tapering christening
mug on raised foot with
embossed decoration, original
internal gilding and plain cartouche;
engraved Friday's child is loving and
giving


1891

Birmingham

Vale Brothers & Sermon


9 cm high by 5.5 cm diameter


113 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3XT/AAE6/H

 

 

 

George V christening mug on
raised foot with C scroll handle


1927

Birmingham

Henry Wilkinson & Company


7.5 cm high by
5.5 cm diameter
53 grams

 

SOLD

Enquire: 4FA/E9O/H

 

 

Victorian christening mug with

neo-gothic decoration on raised foot

and beeded handle


1900

Sheffield

Walker & Hall


3 1/4 inches high
2 1/2 inches diameter


156 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 2TE/A5CE/H

 

 

 

Edwardian child's rattle in the
form of a mallet with a ribbon ring


1905

Birmingham

Marks & Cohen


10 cm long
0.8 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 2YX/6EH/H

 

 

 

 

 

Victorian christening can with decorative engraving;

applied cast shell and scroll foot; original

gilding to interior and attractive cypher


1840

London

John Evans

 

7.5 cm high
6.5 cm diameter

85 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 2QY/H6E/H

 

 

Queen Elizabeth II baluster-shaped
tankard on raised foot; double C-scroll

handle with leaf cap decoration


1983

Birmingham

Charles S Green & Company


9.7 cm high
7 cm diameter at top

7 cm at foot


208 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 4FF/A22BO/H

 

 

 

William IV christening cup with
foliate scroll handle, the baluster
body decorated with ribbed
bands, raised on a circular foot


1836

London

John Evans


8 cm high


116 grams

 

SOLD

Enquire: 4AK/A6IO/H

 

 

 

 

Victorian christening mug in
the Beaux Arts style
with floral swags and bosses


1899

London

William Hutton & Company
retailer: Boodle & Dunthorne of Liverpool


8.7 cm high
8 cm diameter at top


181 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3UA/BO9E/H

 

Victorian three piece
boxed christening set
engraved with songbirds in flight,
swags, garlands and other designs

original gilding to interior of beaker

attractive monogram


1883-1885


London

John Aldwinckle & Thomas Slater

retailer: Henry Lambert

27, The Triangle

Clifton

beaker 9 cm high

5.5 diameter of rim
spoon 16 cm long

135 grams the set

SOLD

Enquire: 3N/B9F8E/H

Victorian christening tankard
with beaded scroll handle
and engraved decoration


1865

Birmingham

Hilliard Thomason

3 1/2 inches
by 2 1/2 inches


122 grams

 

SOLD

Enquire: 2NK/A6OD/H

 

George V christening mug of tapering form

with reeded decoration to rim and base;

in original leather, silk, and velvet
wooden box


1917

London

Goldsmiths & Silversmiths Company


6.7 cm high by

6.9 cm diameter at base
125 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3WM/A6H7E/H

 

Victorian four piece

christening set, engraved

with flowers, ferns and butterflies;

blank cartouche on all pieces;

in gold-tooled leather box,

with silk and velvet lining

 

1888

London

John Aldwinckle &
Thomas Slater

retailer: Page, Keen & Page,

Goldsmiths, Plymouth

 

 

fork: 16 cm long

spoon: 16 cm long

knife: 20.5 cm long

napkin ring: 4 cm diameter by

2.8 cm deep

128 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 4FJ/A3AE/H

 

 

 

George III christening can
of tapering form with two
parallel bands of reeded
decoration; original
internal gilding


1799

London

probably Solomon Hougham


8 cm high
6.3 cm diameter at top

159 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3TH/B9OD/H

 

 

Art Deco christening mug of
tapering cylindrical form with
angular handle; decorated with
geometric lappet panels on a
circular foot


1931

Birmingham

Barker Brothers Silver Ltd


8 cm high
6.5 cm diameter of top


170 grams

 

SOLD

Enquire: 4CG/AD59B/H

 

 

 

Edwardian christening can of
tapering form with foliate
decoration and C shaped
handle


1904

Birmingham

Joseph Gloster Ltd


7 cm high
5.8 cm diameter of base
2.6 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3UV/AO9O/H

 

 

Victorian christening mug, with
double C scroll handle, beaded
base and rim; fleur de lys
engraving, blank cartouche with
embossed foliate border;

original internal gilding


1866

London

Edward & John Barnard


9.5 cm high
8 cm diameter
6.7 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3QZ/BB9C/H

 

 

William IV christening cup of
baluster form with scroll handle,
raised foot and lower body
embossed wth leaves and
flowers; original internal gilding


1836

London

probably William Eaton

rubbed


9.3 cm high
6.7 cm top diameter


156 grams

SOLD

Enquire: 3SS/B9CE/H

 

 

 

Elizabeth II Teddy Bear

2000

Birmingham

Country Artists


6 cm high
7 cm wide

 

SOLD

Enquire: 3UL/D9E/H

 

 

Edwardian christening can

with garlands and embossed band

of puttis and cupids at play;

original internal gilding


1904

Birmingham

T H Hazlewood & Company


6 cm high
6 cm bottom diameter
2.0 oz

 

SOLD

Enquire: 3NJ/A8CE/H

 

 

 

 

Edwardian christening can of
spool shaped form with box
styled handle

1907

Sheffield

Fenton Brothers Ltd


8cm high
8.4 cm diameter base


6 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3BE/A6DF/H

 

 

 

Victorian christening can
decorated with a red stag, amongst

trees and ferns


1894

Sheffield

Thomas Levesley


8 cm high
6.5 cm diameter


3.1 oz

 

SOLD

Enquire: 3MZ/A6AD/H

 

 

 

Victorian baby's rattle with ivory handle,

six bells and whistle

1891

Birmingham

probably Charles Green


13 cm long


2 oz inclusive

SOLD

Enquire: 3KS/BO9F/H

 

 

George V tankard of tapered
form with reeded decoration
and reeded handle in the
Georgian style


1920

London

Pearce & Sons of Leeds


10 cm high
7.5 cm diameter to
base
7.7 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3SJ/A9OO/H

 

William IV baluster shaped christening mug

with foliate scroll handle and embossed
with leaves and flowers on
raised foot

9.5 cm

3.7 oz


1835

London

John Evans II

 

SOLD

Enquire: 2XS/B6BI/H

 

 

 

Victorian tapering christening
tankard with embossed heart
decoration, in the Art Nouveau style,

with C shaped handle


1898

Sheffield

Henry Atkin


9 cm high
6 cm top diameter


5.3 oz

 

SOLD

Enquire: 3KM/AF9E/H

 

 

Edwardian christening mug
decorated in high relief with
animals going' two by two'
into Noah's Ark with two
figures - Noah and his wife -

dressed in rainwear,
with umbrellas.

1908

Birmingham


Gorham Manufacturing Company

of Providence Rhode Island USA

also operated from
Sterling Works, Birmingham
between approximately 1909-1914

7 cm high
7 cm diameter
4.4 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3LD/BB6E/H

 

 

Victorian christening mug
decorated with fruits,

within arcades; beaded rim and base;
double C scroll beaded handle;
original internal gilding;


1862

London

Edward & John Barnard


8 cm high
6.5 cm diameter at top
5.2 oz

 

SOLD

 

Enquire: 3MD/B6AA/H

 

 

Victorian Indian Colonial
christening mug on raised circular

foot with scroll engraved
decoration, original internal
gilding


1825-48

Calcutta

9 Old Court House Street

Pittar & Company

Robert Pittar I, Isaac
Pittar and Robert Hamilton


10 cm high
7.5 cm diameter at top
6.2 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3IW/BB9G/H


 

 

 

 

 

 

Victorian christening mug of
tapering cylindrical form with
angular handle and foliate
decoration, plain cartouche


1882

Sheffield

John Edward Bingham
Walker & Hall


8.5 cm high
7 cm diameter rim
7.4 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3HB/B9AO/H

 

 

Edwardian christening can with double C scroll

handle and"spoon handle" strap work
decoration (see de Lamerie's
Treby jug
) unusually heavy


1908

London

Goldsmith & Silversmiths Company Ltd


3 3/4 inches high  by 2 3/4
inches diameter


6.3 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 2PG/A4FF7/H

Colonial three piece hallmarked christening
set of mug, bowl and spoon in
original silk lined leather and
gold tooled box

SOLD

Enquire: 3BK/B6GD/H

1944

Calcutta

Hamilton & Company Ltd


mug 8cm high
bowl 6.5 cm high
9.2 oz


 

 


Victorian christening can decorated with bosses and
diaper ground in the neo-Gothic taste

1867

London

Henry Wilkinson

SOLD

8.5 cm high
8 cm base diameter


5 oz

Enquire: 3DC/B6BF/H

 

 

Victorian christening mug with foliate engraved

decoration scroll handle,on beeded foot,
blank cartouche


1870

Sheffield

Samuel Roberts & Charles Belk


3 3/4 inches by 2 1/2 inches diameter


4 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 2OQ/A3BF/H

 

 

Victorian christening mug
with embossed hearts, original
internal gilding, on raised foot


1901

Sheffield

Roberts & Belk


7.5 cm high
5.5 cm diameter


3.5 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 3BF/A5HD/H

 

 

Chinese silver churn shaped can embossed
with the dragon and pearl motif

1880-1920

Canton or Hong Kong


Kwan Wo

8 cm high by
6 cm diameter at base


4.8 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 2WU/B7BA/H

 

 

Victorian christening can with repousse birds and flowers, beaded rim and base; original
gilding to interior and blank cartouche


1876

London

Thomas Smiley

 

3 inches high
2 3/4 inches diameter
5.8 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 2QX/AH7C/H

 

 

Christening mug with Celtic-style

border to the body, with serpent handle,

on a circular raised foot;

original gilding to interior


1974

Dublin

Garrard & Company


3 inches high
2 1/2 inches diameter


3.6 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 2SU/H7A/H

 

 

Victorian Scottish christening
mug with original internal gilding and decorated with seven
embossed animals; blank cartouche;


1872

Glasgow

JR

possibly J Reid


3 1/2 inches high

6 oz

SOLD

Enquire: 2LZ/AF2A/H

 

 

 

Victorian christening tankard, the cylindrical

body decorated in relief with ducks and
ducklings, flanked by a foliate scroll handle

- original gilding to interior


1858

London

Robert Hennell probably III

 

 

3 1/4 inches high by 2 3/4 inches

diameter at top
3 inches diameter at base

7.3 oz

SOLD


Enquire: 2ON/6C2GI/H

 

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