Sterling Silver 925/1000 - 528 grams
A considerably large and attractive hot water jug decorated in Victorian marker with half gadrooned body, foliate ornament. On four ball feet with a wooden handle.
Produced during George V rule it was used for serving the hot water during the dinner and traditional 5'o clock tea. Today the jug is good for serving coffee or classic European tea ceremonies. Isolated wooden handle and wooden top lid handle make use of the jug comfortable even when it's filled with hot liquid.
Silver hallmarks: England, Sheffield, 1926. Silversmith of James Dixon & Sons Ltd.
James Dixon & Sons was one of the most prominent silversmiths in England and they always gravitated towards traditional English taste in design of their silverware. Founded in 1806, the company produced a variety of silver and pewter tableware, sporting trophies and shooting accessories. The company was restructured in 1976. And while electroplated and pewter items by JD&S are common on the market, sterling silver tableware is rare and sought after.
The item is considerably large and heavy with the weight of 528 g.
Condition. Overall very good condition. Silver hallmarks are clear and readable, an additional quality hallmark is present on the inside of the top lid. Minor scratches and bumps in accordance with age. The jug was professionally cleaned to the mirrorlike surface.
Dimensions. 22 x 11.5 (widest part) x 17 (with the handle) cm.
This silver piece will be carefully packed (double-boxed, if applicable) for shipping by the worker experienced in dealing with fragile / expensive items.
|Member since:||July 12, 2017|
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