A Sterling Silver Grog Mug London 1798

Heading :A Sterling Silver Grog Mug London
Date : Hallmarked for Peter and Ann Bateman 1798
Period : George III
Origin : London England

Decoration : Acanthus leaf handle and terraced foot
Size :  Height 10.2 cm 3/8ths pint capacity
Condition : Excellent
Restoration : Professionally cleaned
Weight :  163grams ( 5.25 troy)

One eighth of a pint of rum, two parts water and "Stand fast the holy ghost"

A wonderfully arcane measure mourned by many in the Royal Navy since abolition in 1970. As they say the sun is always over the yardarm somewhere. A fabulous christening gift of one for the rum lover.

 

 

 

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  • Product Code: 22050814
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  • £490.00


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