9188
Antique George II Silver Jug

Date: 1740

Maker: Thomas Whipham & William Williams

Country: England

Stock Number: 9188

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A delightful little early antique silver sparrow beak jug with a tall slim body and pedestal foot. Larger size than usual. Good plain style and nice weight..

Weight 105 grams, 3.3 troy ounces.

Height 9.5 cm. Spread 8.7 cm.

London 1740.

Maker Thomas Whipham & William Williams.

Literature: 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.

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