We are pleased to offer this exceptional 1889 date marked Dominick and Haff sterling floral mug.
Adorned with beautifully hand decorated leaf and floral sprays.
An array of flowers in various stages of bloom. Carved in exceptional relief from satin surface below.
Finest life like finish detail. Superior to both Kirk and Gorham of the period.
Thick well cast C-scroll handle rising from oval terminal. Small Gothic H to lower centre edge.
Hallmarked as shown.
This 1889 Dominic & Haff mug is 4 1/4 inches.
Thick heavy guage sterling weighs 5 standard ounces.
Fine condition. Rich, lustreous silver patina. Stands perfectly firm on table or display shelf. The raised floral decoration retains its original hand chased detail. Tiny bump handle and interior series of shallow pinheads, last image.
For the discerning collector of fine late 19th century hand decorated American sterling. An exceptional 1889 Dominick & Haff sterling silver floral on satin mug.
Please feel free to inquire directly about this or any item. We very much welcome your interest.
We are collectors first. As such quite easy to work with.
We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. Ship twice weekly. US Postal Service Express & Priority. Never ground. Fully insured. Almost always losing money by doing so.
We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating is significantly incorrect. We refund your shipping costs as well. Remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention a few mild scuffs, nick or tiny bump is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.
Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax. We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
Enjoy....and good fortune in your offerding.