EXTREMELY RARE CAST GEORGE II SILVER CREAM JUG LONDON 1746 ERNEST SIEBER

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This exceptionally rare cast George II silver cream jug was made In London in 1746 by Ernest Sieber whose work is very rare and mostly consists of cast figural candle sticks. It measures 5.25 inches to the top of the handle by 4.5 inches handle to spout and is 2 3/8 inches across the cast openwork base that is decorated with grapes, leaves and vines. The pear shaped body has shells, scrolls, flowers and foliage and to one side there is a shaped cartouche that is engraved with flowers and foliage and to the other is a bust of a gentleman possibly George II. The handle is double scrolled and it is fully hallmarked to the back below the handle. A very rare cream jug in very good condition weighing 5.40 ounces or 168 grams.

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