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Half pint mug of Britannia Metal with engraved body, England, ca.1840-50

Britannia metal half pint mug with cylindrical body tapering upwards with a vertical seam running down to the left of the handle. The foot is circular and tiered upwards and has been soldered to the body after the inclusion of a base inside the mug, so that the base is double-skinned. The lip of the mug has been cast and soldered to the body. The handle was cast in a two-part mould and has a flat …