9229. George III Silver Beer Jug - Price £5,750

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A classic antique sterling silver jug of baluster shape on a plain circular cast foot. Good plain style. Large capacity. Sparrow beak lip. Hand engraved to the front is an armorial contained within a decorative cartouche. Contains 1600 ml. Weight 867 grams, 27.8 troy ounces. Height 22 cm. Spread 19 cm. London 1763. Maker John Eaton.

Biography - John Eaton, London silversmith, apprenticed to Edward Beddow, turned over to Samuel Eaton 1745, free 1745. Livery 1748. 1st mark entered as smallworker 1760. 2nd mark 1761. 3rd mark 1762. Resigned from livery 1767.

Condition - This useful pitcher is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Excellent colour and good gauge metal. Stamped with a full set of clear English silver hallmarks.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item

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