An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George III Irish sterling silver beer / water jug; part of our Georgian dining silverware collection.
This exceptional antique Irish silver beer jug, in sterling standard, has a plain baluster form onto a circular spreading foot.
The body of this impressive silver jug is plain and embellished with the later engraved initials ‘AP’.
This impressive example of antique silverware is fitted with a cast S scroll handle ornamented with a plain scrolling thumbpiece and lower terminal, in addition to a tiered, upper socket.
The jug is supported by a cast sterling silver foot accented with a moulded rim.
Length from back of handle to tip of lip 20.1cm/7.9″
Diameter of base 9.2cm/3.6″
29.3 troy ounces/911g