This is a beautiful antique sterling silver lidded milk jug or creamer made by Robert Hennell and hallmarked in London 1822. It is in very good condition and made with a thick gauge of silver as you would expect from this excellent Georgian silversmith. There is overall ornate decoration of scrolls, acanthus leaves, flowers etc and the design incorporates two vacant cartouches. It has an ornate finial to the lid and stands firmly on a raised scalloped base.
There is further decoration above and below the spout. Lidded Georgian silver milk jugs are quite rare and this is a particularly lovely piece from this fine silversmith.The item "Georgian Antique English Sterling Silver Lidded Milk Wine Jug Hennell 1822" is in sale since Saturday, March 25, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Pitchers/Jugs". The seller is "wentworthsilver" and is located in Rugby. This item can be shipped worldwide.