Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug
Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug

THOMAS WHIPHAM (worked from 1737)

Antique George II Sterling Silver Beer Jug

1755 London

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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This exceptional antique George II sterling silver beer jug has a plain baluster form onto a circular spreading foot, in the classic English Georgian style.

The body of this impressive Georgian beer jug is plain and unembellished.

This impressive example of antique silverware is fitted with an S scroll handle ornamented with a leaf decorated thumbpiece and scrolling lower terminal.

The sparrow beak spout of this antique silver jug is embellished with a vase-shaped moulding with a drop form to the nadir.

The surface of the jug has a fine colour and patination*.

By virtue of its size and style, this versatile jug could be used as a water jug.

* Patination or Patina is a subtle colouration or tarnish which forms on the surface of some metals, produced by oxidation or other chemical processes. A good patina proffers an aesthetically pleasing look.

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 16.5cm/6.5"

Diameter of body 11cm/4.3"

Diameter of foot 9.2cm/3.6"

Height to top of handle 20cm/7.9"

Weight

19.2 troy ounces/597g


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This antique Georgian beer jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

Full British hallmarks struck to the underside are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this antique Georgian silverware.
Maker: Thomas Whipham

Origin: London, England

Date: 1755
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A4417 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Stock Code
A4417
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George II English sterling silver beer jug; part of our Georgian silverware collection
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Full British hallmarks struck to the underside are all very clear.
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