A group of early 18th century Toy silver Mugs.
A group of three straight-sided miniature silver Mugs: one by James Slater, London circa 1725, maker’s mark only struck on the base; the second David Clayton, London circa 1725, maker’s mark struck on the base and lion passant to the upper body; the third David Clayton, London circa 1720, struck with a Britannia maker’s mark and lion’s head erased to the base.
[Illustrated also, for comparison but not included, a late 17th century example].
1) James Slater example – height 3.3 cm.; depth 2.7 cm.; width 3.8 cm.; weight 13.5 gms
2) David Clayton sterling example – height 3.3 cm.; width 4 cm., depth 2.9 cm; weight 13.1 gms.
3) David Clayton Britannia standard example – height 3.1 cm.; width 3.9 cm.; depth 2.6 cm.; weight 15.5 gms.