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A GEORGE I SILVER BEER-JUG
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
A GEORGE I SILVER BEER-JUG

MARK OF SAMUEL MARGAS, LONDON, 1715

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A GEORGE I SILVER BEER-JUG
MARK OF SAMUEL MARGAS, LONDON, 1715
Pear-shaped and on spreading foot, with beak-form spout and scroll handle, engraved with a coat-of-arm, the handle engraved with initials 'IS' over 'B', marked underneath, further engraved with a scratchweight '28=7 oz'
8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm.) high
26 oz. 18 dwt. (837 gr.)
The arms are those of Trotman impaling Page for Sir Gregory Page, 1st Bt. and his wife Mary, daughter of Thomas Trotman who he married in 1690.
Provenance
The Late Stanley J. Seeger; Sotheby's, London, 5 March 2014, lot 604.

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