17th Century Italian Antique Silver Ewer

GBP 12,500.00

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Object Description

A large and imposing antique silver jug with an applied spout, harp shaped handle, on a spreading foot. Excellent plain style with traces of the original hand beaten finish. Very good weight and thick gauge silver. To the front is a hand engraved armorial with a coronet and motto “Micat Inter Omnia”, all within a band of tied plumage. This early jug shape was replaced in the 1680’s by the helmet shaped ewer.

Contains 1050ml.
Weight 812g, 26.1 troy oz.
Height 22cm (to top of handle), 18.7cm (top rim). Spread 20.2cm. Top diameter 11.4cm. Italian marks for Rome, 1671.

Marks. Stamped on the rim next to the handle with the cross keys mark for Rome, assay date 1671, and a third unidentified mark probably the maker.

No maker assigned

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Object Condition

This exceptionally rare jug is in very good condition with moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Some surface scratching.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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