Silver mug with sheep shearing inscription

Silver mug with sheep shearing inscription

£950

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Reference

1690

This Victorian silver pint mug is an agricultural presentation mug for a sheep shearing event. The interior is gilded and, as well as the beautiful hand-engraved decoration, this silver mug bears the following inscription:

"Presented to Mr Henry Tucker
by the local committee at Wedmore
of the West Mendip Sheep Shearing Society
to commemorate the Society's match held in his field.
May 18 1894"

Dimensions:

Height 120 mm / 4 34"
Diameter 85 mm / 3 12"
Weight 371 g (11.93 troy ozs)
Year

1889

Place

London

Condition

Excellent

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