This exceptional, fine and impressive vintage sterling silver coffee jug has a plain circular rounded form in the Design style.
The surface of the coffee jug is plain and unembellished, with a planished finish.
The coffee jug is fitted with a hinged hallmarked circular domed cover surmounted with the original impressive carved wood finial.
This fine example of vintage teaware is fitted with the original carved wood C-shaped handle, in the iconic Design style, with a continuation of the arch to the plain silver sockets.
The coffee jug is supported by a plain circular swept foot.
NOTE: This piece has been crafted in the same institution known for educating the renowned silversmith Gerald Benney; he spent his early years studying at the Brighton Art College between 1946-1948. His father the patiner E. E. Sallis Benney was Principal of the college and he bore further encourament from his mother, who was also a gifted silversmith.
Maker: Brighton College of Art