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George III Sterling Silver Claret Jug London 1789

Heading : A Georgian silver claret jug
Date : 1789
Period : George III
Origin : Hallmarked for Thomas Oliphant
of London in 1789
Body : Elegant neoclassical style. Engraved JJ monogram with a cartouche. Curved wooden handle
Size :  33 cms tall to top of finial
Condition : Good. Some minor dings.
Restoration : We have recovered the base with new felt as it had degraded
Weight :  1010 grams

The bases of tall silver items were invariably "loaded", filled with lead or plaster to increase stability. This is no exception. We have not given the weight in "troy ounces" as this would not represent the true weight of the silver content.


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  • Product Code: 2018081325
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  • £975.00

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