An excellent little early antique silver sparrow beak jug with a tall slim body and pedestal foot. Sterling silver. Good plain style and excellent colour. With a hand engraved crest to the front. Small size silver cream jugs without lids were only introduced in the 1720’s. Weight 72 grams, 2.3 troy ounces. Height 8 cms. Spread 7 cms across the top. Diameter of top 3.5 cms. English silver hallmarks for London,no date letter – circa 1750. Makers mark possibly “P.P”.