antique britannia silver jug

Antique Britannia Silver Jug.


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

28/1725

Description

Top class Edwardian Britannia Standard silver jug, in accurate and faithful Queen Anne style. This fine hand-hammered lidded jug is made of Britannia Standard silver (a higher grade than even our current purity of 925 parts in 1000,) as used in the Queen Anne period; an original piece would have been used for any one of a number of purposes, water, beer, wine and even for hot water used with a shaving bowl, The maker of this piece, Henry Bourne, was a fine silversmith who made superb quality copies of fine antique silver, and also items of the Arts & Crafts movement of his period; his skill in hand-hammering is evident (and necessary) in both disciplines! A fine piece of silver.
London. 1901. Henry Bourne.
Height 16.5cm
Weight 19.5 troy oz/605gm
Postage; by Royal Mail Special Delivery free of charge for deliveries within UK; outside UK deliveries by quotation.
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All items are professionally packed prior to posting.
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Internal Ref: 28/1725


Dimensions

Height = 16.5 cm (7")
Width = 14 cm (6")
Depth = 6 cm (3")



This item is SOLD and is no longer available to purchase.

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