Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug
Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug

HENRY WILKINSON & CO, SHEFFIELD (worked c.1829-1910)

Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water Jug

1857 Sheffield

Offered by AC Silver

£995 gbp
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This impressive Victorian sterling silver hot water jug has a baluster form onto a circular pedestal foot.

The plain body of this fine Victorian water jug is embellished with a broad band of bright cut ornamentation depicting figures equiped with spears and shields amongst horse-drawn chariots.

This narrative display incorporates a circular cartouche illustrating the contemporary bright cut engraved initial 'C'.

This impressive scene is flanked with evolute scroll and greek key fret band borders.

The upper rim and lip of the jug are encompassed with a paralleling bead decorated border.

This impressive antique water jug is fitted with a hinged hallmarked domed cover surmounted by a fluted carved wood finial.

The water jug retains the original opposing scroll woven bamboo decorated handle, incorporating a scrolling thumbpiece to the upper portion.

The foot of this Victorian water jug is ornamented with a further band of bright cut engraved evolute scrolling ornamentation in addition to applied bead decoration.

This versatile jug could be functionally used for hot water or coffee.

This jug displays desirable and unusual ornamentation for its size.

Dimensions

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 12.3cm/4.8"

Diameter of body 9.2cm/3.6"

Diameter of foot 6.5cm/2.6"

Height 18.6cm/7.3"



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This antique water jug is a very good gauge of silver, excellent quality and in excellent presentation condition.

The bright cut engraved decoration is very crisp.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this fine example of Victorian silverware.
Maker: Henry Wilkinson & Co

Date: 1857

Origin: Sheffield, England
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU A6313 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase
Dimensions
Weight 9.40oz t (292.34g)
Stock Code
A6313
Medium
A fine and impressive antique Victorian English sterling silver wine/water jug; an addition to our antique silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body and part hallmarks to the cover are all very clear.
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