Georgian Solid Silver Milk Cream Jug 1791 Hallmarked Sterling Superb Design Nr
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Georgian Solid Silver Milk Cream Jug 1791 Hallmarked Sterling Superb Design Nr:
GEORGIAN Solid Silver MILK CREAM JUG 1791 Hallmarked Sterling SUPERB DESIGN NR
VERY RARE - London - SUPERB GEORGIAN JUG - 2 1/2 troy
This is a really outstanding GEORGIAN solid sterling silver milk or cream jug which was made in London, England in 1791 by the illustrious Georgian silversmith, Stephen Adams I at his St Ann's Lane workshops. This wonderfully stylish and fine quality jug is in superb condition. This wonderful jug is in an oval design with beaded borders, a high pedestal base, beautifully embossed sides and has a gorgeous loop handle. The jug measures 2 1/4" wide, 4 1/4" from spout to handle and stands4 1/2" tall. It weighs75.7 grams-almost2 1/2troy oz. It is engraved with a worn inscription in the cartouche to the front.
The jug is in very good condition with less than the usual light surface scratching and NO splits and no erasures and small old professional repairs where the handle meets the bowl, to the rim and base -less than the usual collection of minor dings and dents - SUPERB. It is hallmarkedwith SA, lion passant (sterling silver assay mark), crowned leopard head, q, George III duty mark showing that it was hallmarked in London in 1791. I have shown the hallmark so that you can make up your own mind. A really lovely and very rare Georgian jug in superb condition after over 220 years as you can see from the photographs - at a VERY low start and . Postage will be 4.50GBP both within the UK and to international destinations.
Please note that the primary postage costs are for second class (or standard parcels service if the postage cost is over 6.00GBP) within the UK or surface mail to international destinations. First class post usually adds 50% to the quoted postage cost while airmail is typically double the cost of surface mail. If you want to know about the timescales and charges by Royal Mail then I suggest you look at http://www.royalmail.com. Please wait for my invoice with postage options that will be sent very soon after the sale finishes!
If you win more than one of my sales, I am happy to combine packaging to reduce postage costs.
Low start and a sale because reserves spoil the fun.
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