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. 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.We have not given the weight in "troy ounces" as this would not represent the true weight of the silver content. The item "George III Sterling Silver Claret Jug London 1789" is in sale since Friday, November 16, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Pitchers/Jugs". The seller is "scottishantiques" and is located in Edinburgh. This item can be shipped worldwide.