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Milk and cream were not commonly taken in tea and coffee until the early eighteenth century. The earliest form of milk jug was introduced during the Queen Anne period and was shaped like a coffee pot with a hinged lid. By the 1720's there were smaller cream jugs without lids.

7560. Antique Portuguese Silver Milk Jug

A large antique silver milk jug of tall slim proportions with beaded borders and graceful curved handle. Contains 520 ml. Weight 529 grams, 17 troy ounces. Marked on the edge of the base with Portuguese silver stamps for Lisbon circa 1810. Makers mark IM.

Price £875 - click on photo for more images

7530. George I Silver Cream Jug

An early English silver cream jug having a pitcher shape with simple scroll handle andh a simple applied ring base. Small size silver cream jugs without lids were only introduced in the 1720’s so this is probably one of the earliest silver cream jugs ever made. Britannia standard silver. Excellent colour. Weight 104 grams, 3.3 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cms. London 1722. Maker William Fleming.

Price £1,250 SOLD

7529. George II Silver Cream Jug

An excellent little early antique silver sparrow beak jug with a tall slim body and pedestal foot. Small cream jugs without lids were first introduced in the 1720s. Good plain style and nice weight. Weight 84 grams, 2.7 troy ounces. Height 9 cms. London 1743. Maker William Gwillim.

Price £750 SOLD

7422. George II Silver Cream Jug by Paul de Lamerie

A rare antique silver jug by the revered master silversmith Paul de Lamerie. Strong plain form and excellent quality, just as you’d expect, and very stylistic cast feet and handle. There is a band of hand engraved decoration around the top. Heavy gauge silver. Contains 100 ml. Weight 166 grams, 5.3 troy ounces. Height 10.2 cms. Spread 9.5 cms. Sterling silver. London 1742. Maker Paul de Lamerie.

Price £4,750  SOLD

7415.  George II1 Silver Cream Jug

A dainty little antique sterling silver cream jug with embossed bead borders. Elegant circular vase shape on pedestal foot. Contains 110 ml. Weight 70 grams, 2.2 troy ounces. Height 11.5 cms. Spread 9.75 cms. Silver marks on the front for London 1782. Maker Benjamin Mountique.

Price £275 - click on photo for more images

7414. George II1 Silver Cream Jug

A dainty little antique sterling silver cream jug with embossed bead borders. Elegant circular vase shape on pedestal foot. Contains 120 ml. Weight 74 grams, 2.3 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. Spread 10 cms. Silver marks on the side for London 1773. Maker probably T Satchwell.

Price £275 - click on photo for more images

7401. Antique Silver Cream Jug by Paul Storr

A handsome antique sterling silver cream jug of squat circular form raised on a pedestal foot. Fantastic quality as you’d expect by this prestigious English master silversmith. With a central border having applied leaf decoration and the signature cast silver handle in the form of 2 intertwined snakes. A very good feature is the decorative frieze of fine quality hand engraving to the lower body. Original gilding to the interior. Weight 384 grams, 12.3 troy ounces. Height 9.25 cms. Spread 15 cms. London 1837. Maker Paul Storr.

Price £2,750 - click on photo for more images

7306. Antique Silver Strawberry Set in a Box

An attractive antique sterling silver sugar and cream set in the original velvet lined presentation box. The sugar castor and tall matching cream jug have a pedestal vase form with a swirly ribbed body and a frieze of embossed decoration at the top. Total weight 253 grams, 8.1 troy ounces. Height of sugar 17 cms, cream jug 14.5 cms. London 1903/4. Maker Josiah Williams & Co.

Price £SOLD

7242. George II Silver Cream Jug

An early English silver cream jug in the sparrow beak form. Small cream jugs without lids weren’t introduced until the 1720’s and this very charming small size milk jug is a typical example with its lovely plain baluster shape on a spreading foot. Excellent patina. Contains 60 ml. Weight 66 grams, 2.1 troy ounces. Height 7.5 cms. Spread 7.5 cms. Diameter 3.5 cms. London 1743. Maker William Gwillim.

Price £875 SOLD

7235. Antique Silver Cream Jug

An attractive sterling silver milk jug with an embossed ribbed and decorative design to the body. There is a blank cartouche to the front. Weight 115 grams, 3.6 troy ounces. Height 9 cms. Spread 11 cms. London 1899. Maker Charles Stuart Harris

Price £145 - click on photo for more images

7192. Antique Silver Covered Cream Jug

A delightful antique sterling silver jug with baluster form on a small splay foot. George II style. This little jug has many unusual features – the hinged cover with thumb piece, the part wooden handle and the pouring spout with a little hinged flap. Contains 300 ml. Weight 294 grams, 9.4 troy ounces. Height 16 cms. Spread 12.5 cms. London 1906. Maker Haseler and Haseler.

Price £475 - click on photo for more images

7183. Antique Italian Silver Cream Pail

A delightful little antique silver cream pail or piggin of plain design with an engraved band at the top and suspended from a swing handle with carrying chain. Sold together with its pair (in poor condition). Combined weight 69 grams, 2.2 troy ounces. Height 5.25 cms, 9 cms to top of handle. Diameter of top 5.25 cms. Marked underneath and on the handle with Italian silver marks for Naples. Circa 1800. 

Price £335 - click on photo for more images

 

6993. Antique Silver Strawberry Set

An unusual boxed serving set consisting of sterling silver cream jug, sugar bowl, tea spoon and sugar tongs. This is a very pretty set, each piece having delicate pierced silver decoration. All matching and in the original velvet and satin lined presentation box. Weight 321 grams, 10.3 troy ounces. Bowl height 6.5 cms, diameter 9.5 cms. Jug height 7.5 cms. Spoon length 11 cms. London 1902. Maker Barraclough & Sons.

Price £550 SOLD

 

6935. George II Silver Cream Boat by Paul de Lamerie

A superb antique silver cream boat by the sought after Huguenot silversmith Paul de Lamerie. With hand chased decoration to the body with scrolls, shells, fruit and flowers. With its simple design and quality of execution this little silver jug is a very charming example. Weight 124 grams, 3.9 troy ounces. Height 9 cms. Spread 13 cms. London 1738.

Price £3,950 - click on photo for more images

6908. George III Silver Cream Jug

An elegant little antique silver jug with slim oval form tapering onto a pedestal foot. With an engraved monogram to the front. Weight 107 grams, 3.4 troy ounces. Height 10.5 cms. Sterling silver. London 1786. Maker Robert Hennell.

Price £325 - click on photo for more images

 

6081. Antique Silver Cream Jug

A pretty little sterling silver cream jug of waisted shape and having a shaped top and handle. Weight 71 grams, 2.3 troy ounces. Height 8 cms. Spread 8 cms. Chester 1904. Maker Stokes & Ireland Ltd.

Price £145 - click on photo for more images

5551. George II Cast Silver Cream Jug

A very pretty little antique sterling silver cream jug with embossed decoration of flowers and scrolls. Good weight and handles well. Original gilt inside. Weight 107 grams, 3.4 troy ounces. Height 11 cms. London 1748. Maker GJ (probably George Jones).

Price £485 - click on photo for more images

5442. George I Silver Cream Pail

A delightful antique sterling silver cream pail or piggin. A rare design having a single raised handle engraved with the crest of a bird over a crown. Weight 92 grams, 2.9 troy ounces. Height 5.25 cms (7 cms to top of handle). Diameter 6.5 cms. London 1763. Maker Edward Aldridge.

Price £1,150 - click on photo for more images

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7471. Antique Silver and “Raeren” Stoneware Jug

An antique English amphora jug or vase in the manner of Jan Emens Mennicken, German, 1540–1593, the body with decorative armorial medallions dated 1588 and 1594, the 3 handles dated 1590. With a sterling silver foot and collar and a detachable silver lid. This jug was in the collection of Sir Charles Jackson, the author of the esteemed book on English silver hallmarks. Height 38 cms. Spread across handles 18 cms. Diameter of base 12 cms. Makers mark only – “IM” over a billet and pellet. The silver marks are recorded in Jacksons for 1594 however the vase is a later copy circa 1890 by Hubert Schiffer. Schiffer ran a small workshop in Raeren specialising in copies of renaissance originals. Examples of his work are rare and were often damaged on purpose to make them look 'authentic'. There is a similar vase in the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (see accompanying documentation).

Price £1,750 SOLD

7416. Georgian Style Silver Jug

A handsome Scottish sterling silver jug of circular form with handsome plain style, gadroon borders and acanthus leaf handle mounts. Suitable for coffee or hot water. Contains 1100 ml. Weight 819 grams, 26.3 troy ounces. Height 22.5 cms. Spread 17.5 cms. Glasgow 1925. Maker Sorley.

Price £695 SOLD

7412. Georgian Silver Jug

A large antique sterling silver jug of circular form with handsome plain style. Suitable for coffee or hot water. Good quality inset hinge. Contains 1400 ml. Weight 911 grams, 29.2 troy ounces. Height 22 cms. Spread 22 cms. London 1818. Maker Joseph Preedy.

Price £950 - click on photo for more images

7225. Victorian Silver Plated Water Jug

A large antique silver plated jug of plain tapering form with an embossed decoration around the lower part. Contains 2500 ml. Height 25 cms. Marked underneath for Maker Martin Hall. Circa 1880.

Price £225 - click on photo for more images

7075. George II Silver Covered Beer Jug

A rare early English sterling silver jug with a hinged lid. This handsome jug has a plain design with cast foot and handle and to the front there is a hand engraved armorial with the motto “Post Tenebras Lux”. This is an impressive jug and very heavy quality. Excellent colour. Contains 2 litres. Weight 1259 grams, 40.4 troy ounces. Height 26 cms. Spread 17 cms. Base diameter 11 cms. Marked on lid and base for London 1730. Maker Peze Pilleau, a good Huguenot maker.

Price £8,750 SOLD

6896. George II Silver Beer Jug

A good antique silver jug with an attractive bellied shape on a plain circular foot. Simple style with an applied handle with ribbed decoration. Weight 546 grams, 17.5 troy ounces. Height 13.5 cms. Contains 1200 ml, approx 2 pints. Sterling silver. London 1750. Maker William Kersill.

Price £SOLD

6876. George III Silver Jug by Paul Storr

A fine antique silver jug by this highly sought after English maker. Very plain design with a slightly hammered finish. In the form of a 5th century BC Etruscan beaked oinochoe. Heavy gauge silver. With a hand engraved crest of a lion to the front. Weight 636 grams, 20.4 troy ounces. Contains 800 ml. Height 17 cms. Spread 17 cms. London 1798. Maker Paul Storr.

Price £5,750 SOLD

6689. Georgian Silver Wine Ewer by John Scofield

A fine antique sterling silver wine jug in the elegant classical style typical of this well regarded maker. With a tall shapely form on a pedestal foot and curved wooden handle with discreetly decorated end mounts. Weight 830 grams, 26.6 troy ounces. Height 28.5 cms. Spread 15.5 cms. London 1787. Maker John Scofield.

Price £2,450 SOLD

 

6642. Large George II Irish Silver Beer Jug

A rare Irish antique sterling silver lidded jug of good weight and unusually large size. Excellent plain style. Lovely colour. Weight 1386 grams, 44.5 troy ounces. Height 32 cms. Dublin 1740. Maker Andrew Goodwin.

Price £7,650  - click on photo for more images

 

 

6347. George II Silver Beer Jug

A handsome antique sterling silver jug of bellied shape on a plain circular foot. Simple style with unusual decoration to the lip. Weight 622 grams, 20 troy ounces. Height 17 cms. Spread 19 cms. Diameter of top 9.5 cms. London 1735.

Price £3,350 - click on photo for more images

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5396. South American Parcel Gilt Wine Ewer

A handsome and very heavy quality sterling silver wine jug having gilt interior and parcel gilt finish to the exterior. Weight 1155 grams, 37.1 troy ounces. Height 31.5 cms. Marked on the back of the handle with Mexican silver stamps and maker’s mark for Tane, Orfevres, Mexico City. Circa 1960.

Price £1,495 - click on photo for more images

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7174. Antique French Silver Sauceboat

An excellent quality antique silver sauce jug on a fixed stand. Very attractive decoration and crisp detail. With a monogram engraved both sides of the base. Good gauge silver. 950 grade silver. Weight 840 grams, 27 troy ounces approx. The sauceboat is large and heavy. Base – length 24 cms, width 17 cms. Top of sauceboat – length 19.5, width 11 cms, spread across handles 16 cms. Height 10 cms. French silver marks. Late 19th century.

Price £895 - click on photo for more images

6849. Pair of Antique Silver Gravy Jugs

A fine pair of heavy gauge silver sauce boats with thick gadroon borders, fancy shaped handle and broad decorative shell feet. Lovely chunky design. Both with a hand engraved crest and motto to the front. Weight 778 grams, 25 troy ounces. Height 12.5 cms. Spread 21 cms. London 1832. Maker John, Henry & Charles Lias.

Price £1,950 - click on photo for more images

3973. Pair of Georgian Silver Sauce Boats.

A good pair of antique sterling silver sauceboats with typical classic shape and plain styling of the period. Each with a crest to one side. Weight 12.5 troy ounces approx. Spread 20 cms. Height 13.5 cms (to top of handle), 10 cms (to lip). London 1755.  Maker William Skeen? (only 1 marked)

Price £1,650 - click on photo for more images

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Silver Argyles An argyle is a gravy-warmer similar in shape to a covered coffee pot. The gravy is kept warm by various means. It is named after John Campbell (1723-1806), the fifth Duke of Argyll who hated the way that gravy arrived cold to the table from his kitchens at Inverary Castle during the cold Scottish winters. Argyles were produced up until the Victorian period in both silver and Sheffield plate. They are very rare and only a limited number now survive.

7549. Antique Silver Plated Argyle

An attractive antique gravy jug with shaped sides and an egg and dart border. With an exterior flap and double skin warming chamber. Original plaited cane handle. Height 18 cms. English. Circa 1880. Unmarked. Silver plated.

Price £195 - click on photo for more images

6599.  Antique Silver Argyle

An attractive antique sterling silver gravy jug with plain straight sided style and gadroon border. Engraved crest  to the front. With pull off lid and a central heating chamber. Weight 446 grams, 14.3 cms. Height 13.25 cms. Spread 19.5 cms. Diameter 8.5 cms. London 1828. Maker Emes & Barnard.

Price £1,950 - click on photo for more images

 

 

5829. Georgian Silver Argyle

A classic style antique sterling silver gravy jug with vase shape on a pedestal foot. Lovely plain style with a crest of a cat holding a flag engraved to both front and lid. With pull off lid and a central heating chamber. Capacity just a little under half a pint. Weight 457 grams, 14.7 troy ounces. Height 16 cms. All pieces hallmarked London 1805/6. Maker John Emes.

Price £2,250 - click on photo for more images

 

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4316. Antique French Silver Ewer and Basin

A lovely decorative antique silver gilt jug and basin with shell rococo design. Weight 68 troy ounces. Jug – height 23 cms, spread 25 cms. Bowl – height 11 cms, diameter 35 cms. French silver marks. Circa 1860.

Price £3,450 – click on photo for more images

Silver Cow Creamers

7016. Antique Continental Silver Cow Creamer

A small size antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with cream which is poured out of the cow’s mouth. Pretty face. Weight 107 grams, 3.4 troy ounces. Height 7 cms. Length 10.5 cms. Marked underneath with London import marks for 1904. Probably Dutch or German.

Price £775 SOLD

 

6892. Antique Dutch Silver Cow Creamer

A little antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with cream which is poured out of the cow’s mouth. Very pretty face. Weight 124 grams, 3.9 troy ounces. Height 10 cms. Length 14.5 cms. Marked underneath with Dutch silver stamps. Circa 1890.

Price £925 – click on photo for more images

6890. Antique Dutch Silver Cow Creamer

A little antique silver cream jug in the form of a model cow. The bee on the cow’s back lifts to fill the jug with cream which is poured out of the cow’s mouth. Very pretty face. Weight 123 grams, 3.9 troy ounces. Height 10 cms. Length 14.5 cms. Marked underneath with Dutch silver stamps. Circa 1900.

Price £925  – click on photo for more images  
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