Sterling Silver Man in the Moon Mug, Birmingham, 1929
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Description: - A sterling silver 'Man In The Moon' christening cup, by Horton & Allday, Birmingham, 1929. The silver cup is of plain baluster form, sitting on a circular pedestal foot. The handle is crafted in the shape of a crescent moon with a 'Man in the Moon' face. There is a registration number stamped to the moon handle: 'REG 735492'. The hallmarks are stamped with the makers mark Horton & Allday (partially rubbed), Birmingham assay mark, Lion passant for sterling silver, and date letter 'E' to denote, 1929.
Date: - 1929.
Period: - Early 20th century.
Engraving: - None.
Maker: - Horton & Allday.
Measurement: - The christening cup measures 8.0cm (height) x 8.2cm (length handle to rim) x 6.7cm (cup diameter).
Weight: - 80.0 grams / 2.57 troy ounces.
Condition: - The christening cup is in good condition. Light surface scratches and wear commensurate with age. The 'Man on the Moon' detail is crisp. Please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Item no: - 1646.