A classic antique silver jug of baluster form on a plain circular cast foot, with a beak shaped spout. To the front is a large hand engraved lion crest within a decorative cartouche. Large size, heavy gauge silver and excellent patina.
Contains 1550 ml.
Weight 1273 grams, 40.9 troy ounces.
Height 23.3cm (to top of lip). Spread 21cm.
Maker Robin Albin Cox.
Useful for serving cold drinks such as beer, wine or water.
Marks. Stamped on the underside with a full set of English silver hallmarks.
Maker: Robert Albin Cox
Robert Albin Cox, apprenticed to Humphrey Payne 1745, turned over to John Payne 1750, free 1752. First mark, as largeworker, 1752. Second mark 1758. Third mark 1759. Elected to the livery 1791, prime warden 1880. Died 1826. Robin was a specialist tankard maker, as was his master Humphrey Payne. Arthur Grimwade notes that due to Cox’s apparent longevity it’s likely he had a son with the same name.
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