I FEEL THAT THIS MAKES IT MORE ATTRACTIVE, HOWEVER, BECAUSE THE ITEM IS MADE FROM GOOD GAUGE SILVER, I BELIEVE THIS COULD BE ERASED BY A SILVERSMITH IF SO REQUIRED. THE INSIDE OF THE CUP IS LIGHTLY GILDED. PLEASE SEE PHOTOGRAPHS FOR DETAILS. Please check out my ot her items! Be sure to add me to your favourites list!The item "ANTIQUE GEORGIAN SILVER CHRISTENING MUG / TANKARD, BY GEORGE KNIGHT, LONDON 1820" is in sale since Friday, October 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets". The seller is "rosettaeast" and is located in HAMPSHIRE. This item can be shipped to all countries in Europe, United States, Japan, Canada, Australia.