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Edwardian Silver Cream Jug

Sterling Silver Cream Jug by Birmingham Guild of Handicraft - Arts and Crafts Style - Antique Edwardian (1904)

An exceptional, fine and impressive, large antique Edwardian English sterling silver Arts and Crafts cream jug made by Birmingham Guild of Handicraft; an addition to our range of collectable silverware

SKU C4338


This exceptional antique Edwardian sterling silver cream jug has a circular rounded form to a circular base.

The surface of this large cream jug is plain and unembellished; the piece shows signs of the original hammering, as the piece was crafted from a flat sheet of silver.

The antique silver cream jug is fitted with a plain sterling silver C shaped handle, accented with an Arts and Crafts style motif to each socket.

The exceptional Edwardian silver cream jug, crafted by the Birmingham Guild of Handicraft*, is a larger example than expected for its type.

* The Birmingham Guild of Handicraft operated by the motto ‘By Hammer and Hand'. This independent Arts and Crafts workshop was created in 1890, under the leadership of the established silversmith and architect, Arthur Stansfield Dixon. Other members of the Guild were the renowned craftsmen Albert Edward Jones and Thomas Birkett. Items crafted within the Guild include furniture, fine books and metalware.

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Date: 1904

This antique Edwardian silver cream jug is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional 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 piece of antique silverware.

Length from back of handle to tip of lip 11.4cm/4.5"

Diameter of rim 7.7cm/3"

Height 9.7cm/3.8"

6.1 troy ounces/189g

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