Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian
Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian

JOHN SEPTIMUS BERESFORD (worked 1869-c.1890)

Antique Sterling Silver 'Watering Can' Cream Jug - Victorian

1876 London, England

Offered by AC Silver

£1,195 gbp
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This exceptional antique Victorian sterling silver cream jug has been realistically modelled in the form of a watering can (otherwise known as a gardening watering pot).

The sterling silver body of this watering can cream jug is embellished with an impressive chased decorated stemmed rose design to either side.

The plain tapering spout terminates with a conical shaped watering can rose, featuring pierced decorated pouring holes.

The upper plateau of the piece is ornamentated with the contemorary engraved date 'NovR 10TH 1877' and fitted with a hinged cover incorporating a shaped thumbpiece.

This impressive watering can cream jug is fitted with two applied and moulded C shaped handles, one to the upper portion and a second to the posterior surface of the body; the second handle incorporates a pendant drop motif in junction with the lower socket.

Dimensions
Length from back of handle to tip of spout 9.8cm/3.9"
Diameter of body 4cm/1.6"
Height 7.9cm/3.1"

Weight
2.6 troy ounces/81.2g




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

This novely piece has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example of Victorian silver.
Date: 1876

Origin: London, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A7192 when enquiring about the piece.
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Stock Code
A7192
Medium
An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver novelty cream jug in the form of a watering can; an addition to our Victorian silver teaware collection
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