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Sterling Silver Beer / Water Jug by Thomas Chawner- Antique George III (1786)


A magnificent, fine and impressive antique George III English sterling silver beer / water jug by Thomas Chawner; part of our dining silverware collection

SKU A9591

This magnificent antique George III sterling silver beer jug has a plain baluster form onto a circular collet foot, in the classic English Georgian style.

The body of this impressive jug is plain and unembellished, with an applied bead decorated border below moulded ornamentation to the rim.

This impressive example of antique silverware is fitted with a cast sterling silver S scroll handle ornamented with a scrolling leaf thumbpiece and bifurcating lower terminal.

The cast beak style spout is embellished with a vase-shaped moulding with a drop shaped form to the nadir; the spout is further ornamented with a continuation of applied ornamentation to the rim.

This exceptional beer jug, crafted by the renowned London silversmith Thomas Chawner, is the finest of its type you could hope to acquire.

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Maker: Thomas Chawner

Date: 1786

This Georgian silver beer jug is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The applied decoration is all very sharp.

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

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this Georgian silverware.

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 21cm/8.3"

Width 12.6cm/5"

Height 19.2cm/7.6"

35.7 troy ounces/1110g

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