A George III Sterling silver milk or cream jug of a deep oval shape with applied ribbed moulding to the foot and rim. It has a ribbed flat topped "7" shaped handle with a single external spur. This is a hand made item, the internal bowl has signs of the hammer marks from being raised and formed by the silver smith.
This jug is hallmarked below the spout as follows:The makers marks IM probably for John Merry.The lion passant for Sterling standard silver.The Leopard's head crowned for London.A upper case letter "M" for 1807 to 1808.The duty mark, the silhouette of George III head.
Condition: Some marking and denting to the body the jug, no other visual faults or repairs. This is only to be expected on an item of this age, 210 years old, King George III was the monarch on the throne at the time this jug was made.
Height 3 3/4 inches ( 9.5 cm)Length 4 1/2 inches (11.5 cm)Width 3 inches (7.5 cm)Weight 107 grammes unpacked
Free International postage with this item.
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