29 November 2007
A GEORGE II SILVER BEER-JUG
MARK OF EDWARD VINCENT, LONDON, 1728
Pear shaped and on spreading foot, the beak form spout with hinged cover and with leaf-capped handle, the hinged cover with baluster finial, engraved with a coat-of-arms within mantling, marked underneath and on cover bezel, engraved with a scratchweight '37"8'
10¼ in. (26 cm.) high
37 oz. (1,149 gr.)
The arms are those of Lynch, presumably for Sir Robuck Lynch 4th Bt. (d. c.1736) of Castlecarra, co. Mayo.
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