The cover is surmounted by a fine and impressive sterling silver acorn style finial. This fine example of antique teaware retains the original handle overlaid with interwoven bamboo, strategically interlaced to produce a segmented braided design.This jug is further embellished with a vase shaped collar ornamentation to the lower portion of the panelled spout. This impressive sterling silver water jug was crafted by the London silversmiths John Aldwinckle & James Slater of Holland, Son & Slater.
This antique coffee/hot water jug is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality and in excellent presentation condition. The interior of this piece has been professionally cleaned and is ready for use.The chased and applied decoration is very sharp. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the jug and part hallmarks to the interior of the cover are all very clear. Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this example Victorian teaware. Length from back of handle to tip of lip 14.8cm/5.8. Diameter of body 12.5cm/4.9. Diameter of foot 8.4cm/3.3. Height to top of finial 23.5cm/9.3. Maker: John Aldwinckle & James Slater. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Antique Victorian Sterling Silver Hot Water/Coffee Jug 1883" is in sale since Thursday, November 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Pitchers/Jugs". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in Newcastle upon Tyne. This item can be shipped worldwide.