George II Silver Cream Jug

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Object Description

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 1720ā€™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 ā€“ circa 1750. Makers mark possibly ā€œP.Pā€.

Object Condition

This charming jug is in very good condition with no restoration. Excellent colour. Good clear English silver hallmarks, no date letter. The base of the handle is slightly pushed in on the inside (see photo). This little jug has a smooth surface and the colour is the original silver colour all over – the effects in the photo are due to the bulbous shape which causes extreme reflection.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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The London Silver Vaults
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