Silver mugs, beakers, goblets and cups

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A half-pint mug, London 1729 by Thomas Mason initialled [G M] to the base.
Price:
3604
Antique silver beaker

A Russian beaker chased with eagles by Syemyen Tulayev Moscow 1771-9, Assay Master Andrej Andrejev, unknown Aldermans mark.
Price:   (This beaker was purchased from an American family named Grant. Family history was that the beaker belonged originally to one of their ancestors, John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of America. He went to Russia as American Ambassador in 1809—1814, and negotiated the Treaty of Ghent in 1814 which ended the 1812 War with England that had resulted in the burning of Washington. )

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An Old Sheffield Plate double beaker, circa 1800 engraved 'James Brown to WB' on the bases and 'Walter Brown, Lord Provost of Edinburgh 1827-1829'. This beaker is the only example of Sheffield Plate shown in Eric Delieb's 'Investing in Silver' (p.56).
Price: £850.00

Walter Brown, (1768? — 1849), served as Master of the Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh 1820 — 1821.

3080

A heavy cast and chased Christening mug by Barber and Whitwell, York 1815 inscribed 'Lady Birnie to her Goddaughter Margaret Birnie 1828'.
Price: £745.00

In all probability, this Margaret Birnie was born to George and Ann Birnie of Mains and Strathmartine, Angus, and christened on 15th April 1827. Lady Birnie was a distant relative, the wife of Sir Richard Birnie, originally from Banff. He it was who became Chief Magistrate at Bow Street and a favourite of King George IV.

2317

A silver mounted glass mug, London 1857 by George Ivory, the glass engraved with the crest and coronet of the Duke of Newcastle and inscribed beneath: ''Turner's 58 & 59 New Bond St'.
Price: £675.00

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A pint mug with reeded bands inscribed as an agricultural prize for best Hunter by H. & H. Lias 1870 'BRUTON AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY PRIZE for the best Hunter' won by Mr E. Bournton's chestnut horse Paddy December 15th 1870.
Price: £450.00
4019
A pair of tot cups with niello scenes, Moscow 1874 probably by Victor Savinkov, additionally struck with a foreign import mark.
Price: £395.00
4385
An engraved child's mug with Greek key, bands and floral engraving by Charles Fox I, London 1811 monogrammed CRS, cased.
Price: £330.00
2367

A mug chased and engraved with bands of patterning on the body, Sheffield 1869 by Martin, Hall and Company, also stamped with a retailer's mark for Charles Nephew and Company of Calcutta.
Price: £325.00
                                       (For a mustard-pot with similar decoration by the same makers, see SN 7242)

3879
A barrel shaped christening mug London, 1826 by Thomas Jenkinson initialled JWW.
Price: £295.00
2979
A barrel-shaped christening mug engraved with flowers between the bands and an inscription; by Thomas Radcliffe (or Richards) London 1814 inscribed 'Gift of J. Alldridge Esq. to E. Stevenson, 10th Feby 1815 in the 5th Month of her Age'.
Price: £270.00
4863
A goblet with gilt interior and brightcut border on square foot marked Evert, 13½, name in Cyrillic letters.
Price: £165.00
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