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Sterling Silver Baby Mugs for Sale

There is a tradition dating back to the 18th century to give babies sterling silver items. The phrase “born with a silver spoon in your mouth” stems from the popularity of gifting sterling silver to babies. There were several significant reasons behind this. Silversmiths would create sterling silver toys because they wouldn’t break as easily as their wooden and clay counterparts. But sterling silver baby mugs also symbolized wealth and good health. Silver has toxic effects on bacteria without the harmful side effects of other metals, such as mercury. Feel free to have a look around our store or website to find that perfect sterling silver baby mugs for sale that any parent will love.

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BW986

Japonesque sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Curved sides and ci-scroll handle with volute-scroll terminals and chevron ornament. Short foot with triangular linear band. Chased seabed with crisscrossing seagrasses, and rippling water in form of tooled horizontal dashes and bands populated with fish, turtles, and crustaceans. Spot-hammered ground. Gilt-washed interior. On foot underside is engraved presentation: “Marie Alice Julia Sillig / Sa grand’mamman / à... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,150.00
Listed Price $4,500.00
BR811

Classical coin silver christening mug. Made by Tifft & Whiting in North Attleboro, Mass., ca 1850. Straight and tapering sides with beaded rims. Three names and 3 birthyears (1851, 1877, and 1908) engraved in leafing scrolled frame. Leaf-capped s-scroll handle. Maker’s stamp and phrase “Pure Silver Coin”. Good condition with attractive period wear and nicely sunk engraving.

Overall dimensions: H 3 1/4 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 1/2 in. Weight: 2 troy ounces. #BR811

Sale Price: $245.00
Listed Price $350.00
BW592

Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Barrel-form with scroll bracket handle. Elegant form with plenty of room for engraving. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 20850, and director’s letter M (1947-56). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 7/8 in. Heavy weight: 5.5 troy ounces. #BW592

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BW408

Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York. Barrel-form with scroll bracket handle. Elegant form with plenty of room for engraving. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, pattern no. 20850, and director’s letter M (1947-56). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 3 3/4 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight: 5 troy ounces. #BW408

Sale Price: $486.50
Listed Price $695.00
BT132

Set of 12 Edwardian sterling silver demi-tasse holders and saucers. Made by Tiffany & Co. in New York, ca 1914. This set comprises 12 holders and 12 saucers. Each holder: Conical with spread foot and capped s-scroll handle. Each saucer: Well with curved shoulder. All pieces fully marked including maker’s stamp, director’s letter m, and pattern no. 18705A (first produced in 1914) except for 2 saucers which have pattern no. 20174K (first produced in 1923). Very good condition. One saucer has a... Click for details

Sale Price: $3,500.00
Listed Price $5,000.00
BV853

Victorian Classical sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1890. Straight sides and ribbed scroll handle. Top and bottom have floral repousse bands between repousse borders. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. 4609. Very good condition.

Overall dimensions: H 2 7/8 x W 4 1/2 x D 3 1/4 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BV853

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00
BV705

Edwardian Modern sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1895. Octagonal bowl and short round foot; leaf-mounted handle. Beaded rim and gilt-washed interior. Unusual form in the emerging geometric style. Fully marked including maker’s stamp, date symbol, and no. 5080. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 4 1/4 x D 3 in. Weight: 4 troy ounces. #BV705

Sale Price: $525.00
Listed Price $750.00
BT449

Aesthetic coin silver baby cup. Made by Juergens & Andersen in Chicago. Tapering and inset sides engraved with stylized ornament, including swags and scrolls, centered on oval frame (vacant) bordered by beading and dentil interspersed with trefoils. Top and bottom have ornamental borders on ribbed ground. Thick scroll bracket handle. Marked “Coin” and “Chicago” with maker’s stamp (1857-71). Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 4 1/8 x D 3 in. Weight: 3 troy ounces. #BT449 ... Click for details

Sale Price: $350.00
Listed Price $500.00
BT452

Aesthetic sterling silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence in 1883. Round with straight sides and scrolled and ribbed handle. Chased ornament in form of medallions inset with children’s heads punching through broken eggshell. Provocative metaphor between modish borders: At top alternating flower heads and ribbing; at bottom alternating sunflower heads and teacups. Fully marked including no. 3765 and date letter. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 2 1/4 x W 3 7/8 x D 2 3/4 in. Weight:... Click for details

Sale Price: $455.00
Listed Price $650.00
BR646

South American silver mug, early 19 C. Straight sides with s-scroll handle and molded rim and base. Script initials engraved on underside. Condition: A rich back story in the form of deep patina, wear and rubbing, as well as some pings and dents.

Dimensions: H 3 3/8 x W 4 x D 2 5/8 in. Heavy weight: 8 troy ounces. #BR646

Sale Price: $665.00
Listed Price $950.00
BR686

Turn-of-the-century Love’s Dream sterling silver having mug. Made by Unger Bros in Newark. Traditional form with flared rim and c-scroll handle. On front Love in the figure of a smooth-cheeked winged cherub embraces Venus amidst fluffy clouds. Interior has pierced partition for holding brush. Fully marked and numbered 762. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 x W 4 3/8 x D 3 1/8 in. Weight: 3.5 troy ounces. #BR686

Sale Price: $595.00
Listed Price $850.00
BT053

American Classical coin silver baby cup. Made by Gorham in Providence, ca 1865. Straight sides with skirted foot and bracket handle. Scrolled and leafy frame (vacant) on engine-turned wavy ground. Beading. Bold and sophisticated. Fully marked and numbered 106. Very good condition.

Dimensions: H 3 1/2 x W 4 1/8 x D 2 7/8 in. Weight: 5.8 troy ounces. #BT053

Sale Price: $556.50
Listed Price $795.00
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