A very large, impressive and decorative Victorian silver beer jug with eye catching embossed decoration. It would also make a wonderful water jug.It is of a very high quality and the Bacchus mask to the spout is superb. There is a skilfully engraved crest of a unicorn to the cartouche.
Fully hallmarked for 1863 London. Makers mark of Robert Harper. It is in an excellent condition with no damage or repairs.
The decoration is still remarkably sharp and eye catching. The hinge is in good order. The gilding to the inside is still bright and even.
Some very light surface wear in places, it really has been well looked after. 29.5cm height to the top of the finial. 23cm width including the handle and spout. 1118 grams or 35.95 Troy Oz. 3 pint or 1.7 litre.A substantial Victorian Silver Jug that looks superb and will be wonderful to use. Please feel free to ask any questions about this item or any of my other items for sale. The item "HUGE 3 PINT Victorian Beer Jug 1863 London Robert Harper Sterling Water Jug" is in sale since Sunday, November 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Pitchers/Jugs". The seller is "silverstick76" and is located in lowestoft, Suffolk. This item can be shipped worldwide.