Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug
Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug

SEBASTIAN CRESPEL II OF LONDON (worked 1820-1827)

Antique George IV Sterling Silver Ale Jug

1827 London

Offered by AC Silver

£6,950 gbp
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This fine antique George IV sterling silver ale jug is truly magnificent* and impressive.

The jug has a baluster shaped form onto a circular, chased decorated spreading foot.

The body is embellished with profuse fine chased decoration depicting Bacchanalian scenes incorporating cherub-like figures, vines, goats, mystical fish, floral and foliate designs.

The decoration to the body incorporates a vacant shaped cartouche to one side, bordered by impressive shell and scrolling acanthus leaf chased decoration and a crowned Neptune-like mask to the top.

The underside of the spout is ornamented with a large and impressive chased mask .

The jug is fitted with a fine and noteworthy C scroll acanthus leaf decorated handle beautifully embellished with an acanthus leaf thumbpiece.

This impressive antique ale jug has a gilded interior.

* Although a wine bottle has been placed next to the ale jug to provide a comparison of size, the video conveys a more accurate representation of the true magnificence and dimensions of this piece.

Dimensions

Height to top of handle 34.2cm/13.5"

Height to rim 28cm/11"

Diameter of body 18cm/7.1"

Diameter of base 14cm/5.5"

Weight

51 troy ounces/1586g


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This magnificent antique jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, fine quality and in exceptional condition.

Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this example of antique silverware.
Maker: Sebastian Crespel II

Origin: London, England

Date: 1827
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8018 when enquiring about the piece.
Dimensions
Height 34.20 cm (13.46 inches)
Weight 51.00oz t (1586.10g)
Stock Code
W8018
Medium
A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique George IV sterling silver ale jug; part of our silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
The chased decoration is very crisp and sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the jug are all very clear.
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